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  • Writer's pictureAnustup Kundu

The Indian Football Association Honoured Women Who Make a Difference in Honour of International Women's Day

News Desk, News Nation 360 : In honour of International Women's Day, the Indian Football Association (IFA) held a lavish celebration that honoured the outstanding accomplishments and priceless contributions made by women from a variety of backgrounds in their spheres of expertise. In an environment of gratitude and joy, the event was held on Friday, March 8, 2024, at the HB Block Ground in Salt Lake. Ajit Banerjee, President of the IFA, Anirban Dutta, Honorary Secretary of the IFA, and Sujit Bose, Hon'ble Minister, Department of Fire and Emergency Services, Govt. of West Bengal, were among the esteemed guests in attendance. The occasion began with a

distinguished assembly of prominent personalities, including Dr Rupali Basu, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Woodlands Multispeciality Hospital Ltd.; Isha Saha, Tollywood Actress; Manoshi Roy Chowdhury, Co-Chairman, Techno India Group; Gargi Gupta, Founder and Secretary, Voice Of World (NGO), a multi-unit non-profit organisation for visually impaired, disabled, and orphaned children Kolkata, India; Sukhla Dutta, Head Coach, Indian U19 Women's Football Team; Kuntala Ghosh Dastidar, Former Footballer; Keya Seth, Entrepreneur, Owner of Keya Seth; Shanti Mullick, Former Footballer; Sujata Kar, Former Footballer; Anita Sarkar, Former Footballer and Monika Parashari Lahiri, Chief Operating Officer (COO), The Accolade Group, who were honoured for their outstanding contributions. Their attendance gave the event more distinction and importance while underscoring the significance of honouring and empowering women from all walks of life. After the ceremonial tributes, the event moved into the highly anticipated Kanyashree Cup Premier B match between All Airlines Recreation Club and Dipti Sangha, emphasising even more the inclusive and empowering spirit that the IFA promotes. Fans witnessed a thrilling exhibition of skill and cooperation as groups battled for the title in a spirit of sportsmanship. On this occasion, Anirban Dutta, Secretary, IFA, stated that the joyous occasion of today serves as a poignant reminder of the priceless contributions made by women to society. It emphasises how crucial it is to give them ongoing support and acknowledge their accomplishments. The Indian Football Association (IFA) is dedicated to fostering an atmosphere of equality and empowerment for everyone, and it does so through organising events like these.


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