First ever Women’s Car rally rolls at Bhubaneswar

Women's Day Car Rally at Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: On an early Sunday morning, a long queue of mostly luxury cars, all driven by young ladies hit the roads in South Bhubaneswar, just two days ahead of International Women’s Day.  Womens Day Car Rally3
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The first ever Women’s Car Rally themed ‘the Pledge of Parity’ organized jointly by Carnival and Seva Prayas Foundation, witnessed good number of participation mostly from elite ladies groups in the city. More than 150 thematically designed cars were flagged off from KIIT Stadium in ‘Anybody Can Drive’ track & Car evaluation session and congregated at 7th Battalion ground, passing through Sainik School, Vani Vihar, Ram Mandir, Sastri Nagar and Jyedev Vihar areas of the city. A prize giving ceremony was also organized at 7th Battalion ground. wherein Manaja Panda, Harapriya Mallick & Rohini Samantray bagged 1st, 2nd & 3rd trophies respectively for best dress, Bijaya Bhat got the 1st cash prize for ‘I am a Corporate Lady’, Banasmita Das got 2nd prize for ‘Women’s Education is Women’s Empowerment’ & Prachi Agarwal Mahajan got 3rd prize for ‘Bold is Beautiful’ themes.

Addressing the Women’s Car Rally Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder of KISS & KIIT University said, “We are very thankful to the organizer team for taking such appreciable initiative to create awareness on the social causes which can be a kind of platform for women’s empowerment. So hopefully it will continue every year for the social causes.” On the occasion, Y. B. Khurania, Commissioner of Police said, “I am very delighted to be a part of this event which is celebrated with full excitement to mark the occasion of International Women’s Day. I am glad to see the tremendous participation and enthusiasm among the participants.”

Attending the closing ceremony at destination point MLA of North Bhubaneswar Mr. Priyadarshi Mishra, presented the prizes to the winners.

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