February 03, 2019:::“Women have a strong role to play, may it be at the household or in society. It’s a high time that women must come together and work towards self-development,” said Minister for Panchayat Shri. Mauvin Godinho while speaking as a Chief Guest at the 11th Sports Cultural and Beauty Pageant function organised by Dabolim Mahila Group in Ravindra Bhavan, Baina recently.
Smt. Simran Sheriff from Dabolim emerged as the Winner of the Beauty Contest while Smt. Vaibhavi Nagvekar of Vaddem and Smt. Yogita M. Deshpande of New Vaddem won the 2nd and 3rd places respectively. Advt. Anita Thorat, Social Worker Smt. Sadhana Mukund Naik, Bogmalo Sarpanch Shri. Laxman Kavlekar, Dabolim Sarpanch Virginia D’souza, Shri. Sada Shetkar were present on the occasion.
The Minister lauded the efforts taken by the organizers and said that maximum women must participate in such events as to know and enhance their skills. “It was indeed a pleasure to see women participating in games and sports activities very actively. Many of them lost the game but did not lose their enthusiasm and spirit. Nothing is impossible if we keep working with such a positive spirit and attitude,” the Minister added.
The function earlier began by lighting the traditional lamp. Smt. Thorat gave the welcome address. The formal function was followed by Dance competitions and Beauty Pageant.