Phulkari WOA comes to city

Phulkari WOJ to provide women a platform for exchange of ideas

Phulkari WOA comes to city

Phulkari ? Women of Amritsar inaugurated its first ever chapter in city on Wednesday which will be called Phulkari ? Women of Jalandhar.

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, December 1

Phulkari — Women of Amritsar launched its first chapter in Jalandhar at The Space, Library and Experiential Centre in Urban Estate here on Wednesday.

Phulkari WOA is an organisation that has been working to strengthen women’s participation in civil society, especially in the cultural, economic and social fields since 2017. The member body comprises women from diverse professions and walks of life.

It provides women a platform for exchange of ideas which leads to enrichment of every stakeholder at various levels. It has undertaken several projects in the fields of art, literature, health, ecology, music, philosophy and spirituality. Their projects have had an impact on the socio-cultural fabric of Amritsar.

Present at the today’s launch were the members of the Phulkari management team from Amritsar and the newly formulated team of Phulkari - Women of Jalandhar.

Brimming with optimism, Deepa Swani, president, Phulkari — Women of Amritsar said: “The opening of the Jalandhar chapter marks a new era of expansion for us. Phulkari remains committed to contributing to society and aims to make a greater difference with increase in its outreach.”

Praneet Bubber, founding member and past president, expressed her joy. “I am elated to share this milestone in our journey. We welcome the women of Jalandhar to our tribe,” she said.

Phulkari — Women of Jalandhar has a team that includes Simran Paintal as president, Dr Snigdha Mahajan as vice-president, Reema Sodhi as secretary and Neerja Mahajan and Pritika Thukral as treasurers. This core team is supported by several other members who have joined Phulkari- WOJ as executive members and will spearhead meaningful projects in the coming year.

Simran Paintal expressed: “We are excited to bring this first of its kind, think-tank for women to Jalandhar. Phulkari WOJ will be working with like-minded individuals and organising events for meaningful exchange of ideas, women empowerment, community building and contribution to society.”

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