• Sat. May 21st, 2022

Army Wives Welfare Association organized an Art exhibitions in Kolkata INDRADHANUSH “AASMAAN KI AUR”

International Women’s Day is a global event which celebrated achievements of women in cultural, social, economic and political fields. This day marks a call – to – action for acceleration gender equality. Echoing the sentiments of women’s day, Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA) organised a Pan India Exhibition for its Artists and Entrepreneurs under Central and Regional AWWA. From being a pillar of strength to her husband, loving mother to her kids, a companion to her friends and a professional, one has seen army wives step into myriad roles. 

On International Women’s Day, 50 Army wives at Kolkata, North east India and Ranchi showcased their art and entrepreneurial skills thereby revealing their creativity side.

The event was organised at Kolkata’s cultural hub Academy of Fine Arts, Rabindra Sadan, on 08 Mar from 12pm to 8pm. It was inaugurated by Mrs Reena Dewan, Director of Kolkata Centre for Creativity (KCC).

Army Wives Welfare Association is a NGO initiated by Army Wives and started in 1966 to work for the general welfare of the spouse and the dependent family members of the serving and the retired personnel of the Indian Army of all ranks, including the widows of the personnel of the Indian Army. Over the time, AWWA has undertaken a number of Community Outreach Programmes for underprivileged civilians as well.

(With inputs from Pratyusha Mukherjee)

(Video & Pics- Indian Army )

EDITOR’S NOTE:

(Pratyusha Mukherjee talked some Army wives at this exhibition..the second part of this article will be published tomorrow..keep watching)

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