National Girl Child Day was celebrated by the Office of District
Magistrate South West, Delhi at Najafgarh Stadium with over 3000
The Chief quests of the event was Olympic medallist Shakshi Malik
and Padma Shree Awardee Mahabali Satpal Singh.
District Magistrate South West Sh. Abhishek Dev, DCP South West
Sh. Surender Kumar, ADM South West Sh. Pranjal Hazarika and SDM
Najafgarh Ms. Anjali Sehrawat and DDE South West Sh. Davender Singh
were present at the function among others.The function was a culmination
of the initiative by the District Administration under Beti Bachao Beti
Padhao Campaign wherein special screening of Dangal movie at cinema hall
was arranged for over 4500 school students.
Students were thrilled to see Shakshi Malik and Mahabali Satpal waving to
the joyous onlookers. Apart from cultural performances and address by the
dignitaries, District Administration felicitated 60 girls students who had
performed excellently in the field of sports.
The students were inspired by the words of Shakshi Malik and
Mahabali Satpal. Motivating address by District Magistrate South West and
DCP South West added lustre to the programme.