DBCMaram 8 March 2012: Along with the rest of the world, the Women’s Cell of Don Bosco College, Maram, in collaboration with the NSS unit I celebrated the 4th International Women’s Day . The observation of the day began with all the girls wearing white roses on their heads, symbolising purity, peace, justice, strength and a light against darkness. The day was made very special with the presence of Mrs. Deepika Dubey , the wife of Commandant 5 Assam rifles, Maram as the chief guest. She exhorted the students, “ God has created both men and women equal. It is we who brought discrimination because of which, law has to come between to bring justice to fight for the rights of women”. She opined that education for every girl is a must for the smooth functioning of life. And that girls should also go forward in life with the calibre they have in them.” Fr. Benny James SDB, the Principal of DBCMaram emphasised the importance of the role of women in the society. The students staged a skit entitled “Sons and Daughters’ through which they appealed to all present, that the sex of the child does not matter but what matters is the upbringing of the children by the parents. Ms. Sweety Chiru MA, one of the members of Women’s Cell of DBCMaram briefed the students on the motto and aim of the Women’s Cell in the College and Mrs. S. Katini Alphonsa Phimu, MA, the Women’s Cell coordinator, who while thanking everyone for participating in the celebration, appealed to all the girls to keep up the sanctity of their lives as signified by the white rose.