July 5:The President Mrs.Pratibha Devisingh Patil has said that women in the country would be empowered only after getting the best and latest education. She stressed that this education should reach to the rural areas and lower section of the society.
The President was addressing a function to mark 150th birth anniversary year concluding celebration of Bharat Ratna Maharshi Dhondo Keshav Karve in Pune on Friday. Governor of Maharashtra Mr.S.C.Jamair has presided over the function. Chief Minister of Maharashtra Mr.Vilasrao Deshmukh and other dignitaries were also present.
Later, the Pune Municipal Corporation felicitated President Mrs. Pratibha Devisingh Patail on Saturday. Pune Mayor, Mrs. Rajlaxmi Bhonsle presented the citation to the President. Governor of Maharashtra, S.C. Jamir, Chief Minister, Vilasrao Deshmukh, Suresh Kalmadi, MP, and other dignitaries were present.