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191 Birth Anniversary of Savitribai Phule

3 January 2022

Judge:Dr. B H Nanwani,Ms. Sonali Joshi

SVIMS faculty, staff and students paid their obeisance to Savitribai Phule by lighting a lamp and reciting Saraswati Vandana. Director, Dr. B H Nanwanii inspired the gathering with her words of wisdom. She spoke about the dedication of Savitribai to the cause of women empowerment in an era when women were only supposed to do household chores. The Director emphasized that if a lady is educated, the society is empowered. The development of the society depends upon how well are the women nurtured anddeveloped in that society

Dr. Nanwani also mentioned about the role of Jyotirao Phule, Savitribai’s husband, who supported her endeavours and stood by her. Thus, the interdependence and trust of man and woman on each other sustains the societal balances and leads to growth of the society.

An inspirational short video on the life of Savitribai Phule: The Revolutionary Feminist Icon ( was shown to the attendees.

Parishweta Gulhane, MBA II, Batch 2020-2022, shared her thoughts about the Iron Lady and also recited a poem in praise of Savitribai Phule. The program concluded with a vote of thanks by Ms. Sonali Joshi

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