Lilavati hospital to organise function for empowering girl child

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Lilavati-hospitalDoctors of the Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre (LHRC), in their endeavour towards the upliftment of the girl child, takes another step forward, in their initiative ‘Save & Empower the Girl Child’ on February 5, at Taj Lands End, Bandra (W) from 7 pm onwards. Top Bollywood celebrities like Madhuri Dixit, Juhi Chawla, Preity Zinta, Malaika Arora Khan, Mandira Bedi, Lara Dutta, Mahima Choudhury, Isha Kopikar and many more are expected to walk the ramp in exclusive Manish Malhotra designs.

The evening will begin with a panel discussion on ‘Save & Empower the Girl Child’ moderated by Dr. Kiran Coelho, Chairperson of the organising committee along with other panellists – Shaina N.C., Advocate Mrinalini Deshmukh, Indu Shahani, Nagesh Kukunoor and Gul Panag.

2014 Padmashree Award Winners – Prof. (Dr.) Shashank R Joshi, (Medicine-Endocrinology, Maharashtra) and Dr Ramakant Krishnaji Deshpande, (Medicine-Oncology, Maharashtra) will be felicitated at this glittering ceremony.

The highlights of the evening are a spectacular dance performance by celebrated choreographer Shiamak Davar’s troupe followed by Bollywood stars dazzling the evening in support of the cause by walking the ramp in Manish Malhotra creations.

Dr. Kiran Coelho, Event Chairperson said, “We are grateful to all those who have encouraged and supported our cause towards the girl child in the last two years. This is a result of the collective effort from all, involved within and outside the core team. We look forward to seeing more people support us in the future.”

Shri Chetan Prabodh Mehta, Reporting Trustee, Lilavati Hospital said, “I congratulate the core organising committee for achieving success in last two years. I thank those who have supported this cause. Children are our future and there is lot that we can do to uplift the underprivileged children, especially girls.” Shri Nanik Rupani, Trustee, Lilavati Hospital adds, “It gives me immense pleasure to see the response that the initiative has received. I believe that it is also our individual duty to empower our girls. I congratulate the team.”