Bhubaneswar: The state Governor Dr SC Jamir here on Tuesday has unveiled statue of Maa Rama Devi in the campus of Rama Devi Women’s University in the city.
While addressing in the function, Jamir said that Women in India have been great and valuable partner in nation building. The role of women in the country’s freedom struggle cannot be undermined. They fought wholeheartedly and supported the freedom fighters. Kasturba Gandhi, Kamala Nehru, Sarojini Naidu, Vijaylaxmi Pandit, Aruna Asaf Ali, have all played very crucial and enthusiastic role in the struggle for freedom. In the post-independence the country saw many women rising to great height and set an example for others. Late Indira Gandhi became the Prime Minister of the country. Many women have occupied top positions in different spheres whether it is administration, police, medicine, software or public services.
Later, he unveiled foundation stone of Academic Building, Administrative Building and Hostel Building being constructed under Rastriya Uchattar Shiksha Abhiyan.
Among others present during the function were Higher Education Principal Secretary GVV Sharma, Vice-Chancellor Padmaja Mishra and Registrar Chitrangada Samantasinghar.