KMWSC would like to say a huge, collective thank you for making One Billion Rising 2019 / Kolkata Rising a huge success. We appreciate all your love and support. OBR 2019 has brought out the best talents and creativities as well as a deep commitment by large sections of various communities and stakeholders. People of various religions, multiple Sexual identities, different ethnic/ tribal groups, as well women, children and men came together on 9th February 2019 and provided whole hearted support and rose for a campaign to a way of life.
We thank the renowned singers Shane Hyrapiet , Christopher Lobo , Kamran Khurshid and many more , in partnership with Kolkata Mary Ward Mary Social Centre.
We are also grateful to Mrs Gouri Basu , Director of EZCC who have been partnering with us over the past years in the One Billion Rising Campaign ,we also acknowledge Mr Amiruddin Bobby , MMIC – Market , Member , Mayor in Council , Kolkata Municipal Corporation , Former Honourable Justice Nadhira Patherya, Mr Satnam Aluwahlia , CEO, Kolkata Response Group Pvt Ltd , and Mrs Sangita Sinha , Mrs Apsara 2018.
We also extend our heartfelt thanks to Schools- Loreto School Shimla, Rainbow Homes, Loreto Schools, St. Mary’s School Dumdum, Pailan School, Nakshatra Gurukul from Orissa, Murildhar School and La Martiniere for girls School Calcutta, NGOs and colleges.
We are grateful to the Masters of Ceremony Mr. Lucas and Mrs. Indira Sarkar for anchoring the whole event.
This movement clearly states to stand in one accord to Rise, to Resist and to Unite for our City, Country and across the Globe.
We have danced to end the violence…and shaken the earth into awareness.