On the special occasion of International Women’s Day, the Union Women and Child Development (WCD) has picked up 33 women for the Nari Shakti Puraskaar award. In fact, the award is presented to eminent women in recognition of their rendering and distinguished services towards the cause of women empowerment.
According to the latest information, the veteran actress Amala Akkineni received Nari Shakti Puraskar award. Reportedly, the president Pranab Mukherjee presented this prestigious award at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi. However, the Nari Shakti Puraskar carries a cash award of Rs 1 lakh and a certificate for individuals and institutions.
About Amala :
In Amala Akkineni the wife of a Star Hero from Tollywood Nagarjuna Akkineni. She is a animal Activist.
She is also the co-founder of The Blue Cross of Hyderabad which is a non-government organization which works towards the welfare of animals.
Other Women Who Received This Award:
Besides Amala , few more eminent women are selected for Nari Shakti Puraskar award some of those are Divya Rawat, Subha Varier, Pallavi Fauzdar, Anatta Sonney Amruta Patil.
Akkineni Nagarjuna expressed his love and happiness via his twitter handle like, “I am so proud of dear amala/she received the Nari Shakti Purashkaar frm the president this morning for all her selfless Sevice to society .”
Her Son Akhil Akkineni aslso expressed his love towards his mother by tweeting, “My amazing mother receiving her Nari Shakti Purashkaar award for her outstanding services to society. Couldn’t be more poud !#HappyWomensDay.”
TollyGossip Team Hearty Congratulates Mrs. Amala Akkineni, keep up the good work and be the inspiration to all the younger generations.