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Hundreds participate in Midnight walkathon by Rainbow Children's Hospital seeking women's safety

The participants were unanimous in the opinion that the midnight walkathon had succeeded in giving out a powerful message on the need to create safety space for women in public
Bangalore | Written by: BNN Team | Updated: 10-03-2021 | Views: 146
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"I always choose to challenge and this is the reason why I am the only woman MLA of Bengaluru, said Ms Sowmya Reddy, Hon'ble MLA from Jayanagar. She was speaking at the a mega midnight walkathon organised by Rainbow Children's Hospital, Banneraghatta road, on Sunday night to create awareness among the public for creating a safe zone for women. Several VVIPs, celebrities and dignitaries took part in this special walk which was held from the Royal Meenakshi mall to Rainbow Children's Hospital, Banneraghatta road on Sunday night.
 
Ms Sowmya Reddy, Hon'ble MLA from Jayanagar said, "The theme of the Rainbow Children's Hospital's midnight walkathon was choosing to challenge which in fact has always been part of my life. This is the reason probably why I am the only woman MLA in Bengaluru as I always challenge the status quo. By the end of the day, all of us want equality, respect, honour and opportunity."
 
Mr Satish Reddy, Hon'ble MLA from Bommanahalli constituency said, "We need to respect women because we wouldn't exist without them."
 
Ms Roopa Moudgil (IGP and MD, Karnataka Handicrafts Development Corporation) said that she was happy to see so many women participants for the midnight walkathon. "The midnight walkathon organised by Rainbow Children's Hospital symbolizes the need for safety of women in the night. I choose to challenge the stereotypes about women that exist in society", she said.
 
Mr Nithyananda P (Unit Head, Rainbow Children's hospital, Banneraghatta road) said, "The main theme of the walkathon is-"Choose to challenge. Motivating women to challenge and come out walking with us in the night." Prior to the walkathon, there were other special events like live sketching, puppet show, display of cartoon characters like Chota Bheem and Doraemon, talent hunt in singing and dialogue delivery, writing in the back, finding son/daughter with blind fold, magic show and lucky draw etc.``

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