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PM’s wife,CM attend police wives’ mela

The Indian Police Wives Welfare Association,organised the IPSWWA mela near the Old JNU Campus as part of the ‘Delhi Celebrates Commonwealth Games 2010’ initiative.

Written by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: October 17, 2010 4:33:03 am

The Indian Police Wives Welfare Association,on Saturday,organised the IPSWWA mela near the Old JNU Campus as part of the ‘Delhi Celebrates Commonwealth Games 2010’ initiative. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s wife,Gursharan Kaur,inaugurated the mela and Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was the Guest of Honour.

Welcoming the guests,association president Surekha Mathur said: “The IPSWWA was formed three years ago with the avowed objective of educating,inspiring,encouraging and empowering wives of police personnel to reach their full potential.”

As part of its activities,IPSWWA conducts social awareness melas. It has also set up a social responsibility fund and held HIV/AIDS workshops for personnel from the police and various paramilitary forces. On display at the mela were handicrafts,jewellery,sarees,shawls from Leh,freshly baked chocolates,diyas,shoes,tanjore paintings and pottery items,among others.

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