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Women's Day: Sheila Dikshit and 12 female achievers felicitated

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Female achievers of the city, including former Dikshit, were felicitated in a function organised here to mark the occasion of

The function, which was organised by the NGO yesterday, saw felicitation of thirteen eminent women personalities including Pinky Anand, MCD Mayors Preety Agarwal, Kamaljeet Sehrawat, and

Dikshit, who at first was sceptical about attending the function because it was organised by a BJP leader, said love and respect for one another goes beyond any political ideology.

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"I was sceptical when I got the invitation for this event thinking may be I will be reprimanded by my party for attending function (organised) by a BJP No matter what our political ideology is, we are human beings first. What better thing could be there than furthering mutual love and respect," she said.

Notably, Swati Maliwal, of the (DCW) who too was to be felicitated at the event, didn't attend the function.

On the occasion, lauded women for their achievements in different fields.

"Women can do anything as these women achievers have proved. This felicitation is aimed at recognising and praising them for contributing in different walks of life for a stronger society and country," he said.

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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 11:00 IST