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Bharat Jyoti Award for Gujarat lady

Vankaner: Three women were honoured with “Bharat Jyoti Award” for their presentations at the “Global Participation in India’s Economic Development” seminar at Delhi organised by the India International Society. Among the three awardees is Dr Mumtaz Shersia from Vankanar (Gujarat). The seminar was presided by Bhishm Narayan Singh, former governor of Tamil Nadu and Assam. Mumtaz Shersia has been active in several community projects for empowerment of rural women in Saurashtra.

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 16-28 February 2011 on page no. 3

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