Jammu, March 14: Mrs. Usha Vohra, First Lady attended the
cultural and sports programme organized by the Viraj Kala
Kendra, a local NGO, at the Youth Hostel, Khanpur, Nagrota here
Lauding the programmes presented on the occasion, Mrs. Vohra
appreciated the exuberance and spirit of the women and children
who presented a cultural show comprising folk dances and folk
songs, and varied sports events. She lauded the efforts of the
Viraj Kala Kendra for the socio-economic upliftment of the rural
women, educational advancement of the children from slum areas
and the promotion of rural arts.
Mrs. Vohra complimented the Kendra for its 25 years of
continuing service towards the education of the children
belonging to the disadvantaged sections of the society.
Mrs. Vohra gave away prizes to those who presented the cultural
programme and the participants who were winners in the races.
Earlier, the First Lady inaugurated the newly constructed Hall
at the Viraj Bal Bhawan, which is a school run by the Viraj Kala
Kendra for the education of children from the slum areas. Mrs.
Vohra also witnessed an exhibition of the various handicraft
works prepared by the children of this school and appreciated
their creative talents.
Ms. Raj Bharti, President of the Viraj Kala Kendra, Prof. Rita
Jitendra, Advisor, Ms. Anjali Sharma, Director Radio Kashmir
Jammu, Ms. Madhavi Sharma, Broadcaster DD Kendra Jammu, members
of the Viraj Kala Kendra, large number of women of the area and
the children of the Viraj Bal Bhawan were present on the