GUWAHATI, March 8 - Seven women achievers were felicitated by Medicity Group of Clinics and Diagnostics on the occasion of International Women�s Day at Medicity Aditya Complex here today.
According to a press release, member of Bhupen Hazarika Trust and founder of North East Record Company Manjula Hazarika, artist Wahida Ahmed, TV journalist and anchor Tulika Devi, senior physician Dr Bijoya Dutta Parasar, senior gynaecologist Dr Biva Rani Devi, psychiatrist and counsellor Dr Sangeeta Dutta and education entrepreneur Puja Kakati were feted at the function.
A few men were also honoured for their contribution towards empowerment of women. Among them were founder of women-centric ethnic food industry Devanga Pallab Saikia and eminent surgeon Dr Walliul Islam.
On the occasion, a free gynaecological check-up camp was also organised in which 50 women were given consultation. Senior gynaecologists Dr BK Dutta and Dr Manoj Kumar Majumdar, who conducted this camp, were also felicitated on the occasion.
At the outset of the programme, Director, Medicity, Dr Khalil Siddique welcomed the dignitaries and guests.
Ashiq Zaman, an Indian Revenue Service officer and author, gave a pre-launch review of his book Unplugged while Devanga Pallab Saikia launched the video of his song Roi ja boi thoka noi (an ode to a river) at the event.
During a musical interlude, Nurana Begum, Yaman Kalyan Deka and Ajitesh Das presented some beautiful numbers. The event ended with the felicitation of the women employees of the Medicity Group.