Outstanding women honored with 'Vanitha Ratna'
The Women's Day celebration held in the capital city by the state government was also a congratulatory ceremony for the women who did an amazing job. The event titled, Sadhairyam Munnot , presented the 'Vanitha Ratna' award to outstanding women in their respective fields. The award instituted by the Government of Kerala in association with the Department for the Development of Women and Children also honored Shruti Shibulal, Poornima Indrajith & Sheela James . The trio were selected as the winners of this year's Kerala Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs Award. The awards were presented by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan after the start of the state-wide inauguration of International Women's Day celebrations at the Nishagandhi Auditorium in Kanakakunnu. Among the guests, we saw actress Mallika Sukumaran, who smiled at her daughter-in-law Poornima.
Photo courtesy: Satheeshan Karicheri