Pune, Jan 23: Devendra Shukla Foundation felicitated women with distinguished contributions with Capt Laxmi Sehgal Puraskar.
According to a press note, two of them were from Jammu and Kashmir, Insha Bashir (international wheelchair basketball player) and Samrin Khan (first women Sarpanch of Rajouri). “A function was held in this connection today on the occasion of "Parakram Din" , the 126th birth anniversary of the greatest freedom fighter Netaji Subhashchandra Bose, at Bhandarkar Research Institute Pune,” the press note said. The awards were presented to them by the chief guest and speaker, Dr Anant Bhagwat, National President of Global Strategic Policy Foundation Pune (GSPFP).
“As most Kashmiris are aware of GSPFP being very actively involved in fields of communal harmony and national integration in Kashmir for last three years with many innovative activities and programmes to it's credit including the last one December 31, 2022, a first ever Kashmiri Sufi Conference at SKICC Srinagar,”the press note said.