Port Blair, Oct. 12: On the occasion International Girl Child Day 2020, WITH YOU (NGO) organised a self-defense training program for girls at Wimberlygunj community hall on 11.10.2020. Dr. Tamanna , Medical Officer, PHC Wimberlygunj was the chief guest.

Speaking on this occasion, she said girls are playing a big role in development of our society and they should be treated equally and should get all the opportunities for the welfare of the Nation as a whole.

She emphasized on physical health, personal hygiene and education of a girl child. A demo on self-defense was  done by Andaman & Nicobar kudo Martial arts Association, Renshi Anand Amrit Raj black belt 1Vth Dan and sensei Dhamain Tirkey black belt 3rd Dan and his team of ladies.

Some of the girls from among the audience also participated in the training program and learned some basics self-defense techniques with the help of the trainers.

Earlier welcoming the chief guest and other guests Ms V. K. Mariyam Bibi , President NGO informed about the theme of this year: " My voice, our equal future". She said that the girl child should get all their human rights, respect and value in the country. About 50 girls participated in the program.