Bhubaneswar, 07/11/2020: A Breast Cancer Awareness program was flagged off by District Governor, RID-3262 Sri. Saumya Ranjan Mishra and President RCB Smile, Lalitendu Mohanty today at Padmaja Convention. To commemorate the occasion a book titled “STAGE-4: Love, Trauma & Redemption” written by debutant author Rtn. Soumya Mohanty from Rotary Club Smile was launched by dignitaries from Rotary such as Special Guest, Rotary International President-Elect Shekhar Mehta, Chief Guest, Rotary International Director-Elect Dr. Mahesh Kotbagi. Director Fortis Hospital, Bengaluru Dr. Niti Raizada, was Guest Speaker and Bollywood Director Mani Shankar and Ollywood Actor Sabyasachi were Guests of Honour.
The program was well attended virtually by Rotarians from all over the world including Past District Governors. Many PDG’s from 3262 were present at the venue of the meeting.
The purpose of the event was to address one of Rotary’s Seven Areas of Focus, namely., Disease Prevention by raising awareness of breast cancer. The author Soumya has pledged the proceeds from sale of the book to Rotary for the noble cause of fighting cancer.