Over 5,000 women participate in the ‘Embrace Equity’ run at People’s Plaza

Hyderabad: In the run-up to International Women’s Day on March 8th, the SHE teams of Hyderabad City Police organised an “Embrace Equity”  run at People’s Plaza, Necklace road here on Monday. About 5000 women from various walks of life participated in the run that was held over distances of 2 Km and 5 Km. The city police chief welcomed the dignitaries.

Telangana Chief Secretary Santhi Kumari who attended as chief guest flagged off the run along with DGP Anjani Kumar and City police Commissioner CV Anand. The pleasant cool breeze sweeping across Tank Bund and the Zumba, dance & warm-up sessions held by the women-only band enthused the participants.

Addressing the crowd, the first woman chief secretary said that “SHE teams is the name in the entire country in terms of ensuring the safety of women.” “Explore all opportunities out there.” She encouraged. The DGP took the opportunity to say that “Hyderabad is the safest city in the country” and retraced the journey & services of SHE teams.

CP Anand motivated the participants and assured them that the safety of women always remains a top priority. He lauded the services of the women’s protection squad and appreciated the dedicated efforts of the officers in making the event a grand success.

The messages by the dignitaries galvanised the participants who had gathered to show their solidarity for the cause of women’s empowerment and safety. Later the chief guest presented medals to the winners and congratulated them.Additional DG women safety, Shikha Goel, all the senior officers of the Hyderabad City Police including Vikram Singh Mann, Addl.CP (L&O), A.R.Srinivas, Addl CP (Crimes&SIT, i/c SHE Teams & Bharosa); Sudheer Babu, Addl.CP Traffic; Jt.CPs & DCPs, Sirisha Raghavendra, SP Intelligence; Hyderabad City Security Council(HCSC) staff and other officers attended the extravagant event. (INN)

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