March 8, 2022 International Women’s Day was observed by the Women’s Cell in collaboration with IQAC of the college in the Jubilee Hall on 8th of March,2022, with great grandeur. The programme constituted of 2 sessions- an academic and a cultural session. The programme commenced from 3:00 p.m., when Prof. Shreya Bhattacharya, Jt. Coordinator, Women’s Cell invited the Teacher in Charge of the college, Dr. Subhabrata Gangopadhyay to offer the welcome address, who in his speech, set the ball rolling for the day. The academic session began with a lecture on “Women and Social Reforms – A Historical Perspective” by Dr. Bhaswati Chatterjee, Dept. of History, Vidyasagar College. This was followed by another deliberation by Prof. Karan Vora, Dept. of Political Science,B.E.S. College, -“Social Constructs, Real Manifestation”. The lectures were resplendently compered by Prof. Debjani Ganguly,Vice Principal, Arts. She also handled the interactive session where issues like impact of enactment on society and the necessity of overhauling the thought process of all members of the society were brought forward for discussion by the faculties and students. Thereafter, the IQAC Coordinator, Prof Tathagata Sen welcomed the esteemed guests for the cultural performance and set the stage with a befitting introduction to the cultural programme and its relevance in the context of Women’s Day celebration. The cultural event was performed by Dr. Souraja Tagore, Dept. of English of our college and our honoured guest Smt. Manisha Murali Nair, singer, Rabindrasangeet. They were accompanied by Shri Manoj Murali Nair, Pandit Biplab Mandal and Smt.Arundhuti Roy. In the course of the programme, Dr. Tagore deftly wove the story of the “Sakhees” by which she portrayed the different emotions of women and how we all need to rise above all emotions and embrace the greatest gift of God,i.e., humanity. The programme ended with a vote of thanks by Dr. Debanjana Chakravarti, Coordinator, Women’s Cell.