Narayanrao Bahuddeshiya Education Society, Nagpur along with the co –operation of M.P. Vigyan Sabha, Bhopal, Drop Dead Foundation, Mumbai and Girl Rising (India) screened the movie “GIRL- RISING” in Gaildubba, Patalkot, District Chhindwara, (M.P.), India to celebrate National Girl Child Day with Tribal Students on 24 th January 2016. A total of 101 Tribal Students watched the movie “GIRL- RISING” along with other Volunteers and Guests. This was to highlight the importance of education in the lives of the Girls and to stand against any forms of discrimination what so ever. It also highlighted “Love, Care & Educate the GIRL~CHILD.” A Narayanrao Bahuddeshiya Education Society, Nagpur’s initiative.

All the Tribal Students of Patalkot were first distributed Stationery Kits by Akshat Soni and Harshit Verma along with other students followed by delicious Indian Traditional dishes for all. A Welcome Dance was performed by Anjali Thakur. A sensational and heart touching dance on Women’s Anthem was lived by Debosmita Gupta. A Paper~Craft Workshop was conducted by the students of Sant Chavara National Academy (A CMI Institution), Chandameta under the leadership of Debosmita Gupta. In this Workshop students exchanged their ideas together by making various Paper arts. Information about Girls and Girls’ Rights was given by Nivedita Bandewar. A Drama was performed by S.C.N.A. students named “Bhaaggyalaxmee”. The roles of Sofiya Iqbal as Bhaaggyalaxmee and Rounak Afroz as Grandmother were appreciated by all. It was written and directed by Nirmal Malviya Sir. One Minute Show/Competition was successfully conducted by Rounak Afroz. All were winners in their own respect and received gifts from the Chief Guest Mr. Sudheer Vaidya, a well known Social Activist from Nagpur.

Master Rishi, Harsha and Ramgopal Mahiya gifted clothes to all the Tribal Students of Patalkot in the loving memory of Late Shri Phoolsingh Mahiya.

At last the most awaited moment came i.e., the screening of “GIRL-RISING”. Before the screening a discussion was done about the movie. All were engrossed in the screening and a Girl student informed us that she comes and attends the School against the wishes of her parents and said a movie should be made on her. Indeed, “A Girl with Courage is a Revolution”. The star attraction of this event was Akshara Jadhav, the Regional Ambassador of Girl Rising in India.

It was a great experience for all. Ninad Jadhav on behalf of N.B.E.S., Nagpur has thanked Mr. Shankarrao Krishnarao Chitnavis, Mr. Vipul Gupte & Family, Rajkumar Agrawal (Radharani Jewellers), Jaishankar Jagdish Prasad, Shrikant Bobade from Nagpur, Rakesh Partey, Charudatt Pullivar, Sunil Bhatt and S.R. Azad (from M.P. Vigyan Sabha), Bhopal, Chandramani Tiwari & Family, Rev. Fr. Dominic N.K. (CMI), Devesh Ghosh from Jabalpur, Mukesh Vishwakarma, Smt. Jyoti Nayar, Bharti Shishode, Varsha Jadhav from Chhindwara district and Smriti Kaul – Girl Rising (India) for making this event a great success. A great salute to the “Bhaaggyalaxmee Team” of students.