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    FICCI FLO Hosts Inspiring Evening With Anurag Chauhan

    FICCI FLO Hosts Inspiring Evening With Anurag Chauhan
    Inam Ansari
    June2/ 2023

    Dehradun (The Hawk): The FICCI FLO Uttarakhand Chapter hosted a thought-provoking and empowering program titled 'Unleashing the Power of Social Change - An Evening with Anurag Chauhan, the Padman of Humanity' at Hotel Aketa today. The program aimed to shed light on the incredible work and impact of Anurag Chauhan, an award-winning social worker and the founder of Humans For Humanity.  Anurag Chauhan, reflecting on his humble beginnings, shared, "As a regular boy from Doon, I had aspirations and a deep passion for women's menstrual hygiene. My life's journey began when I had the privilege of meeting Pt. Birju Maharaj during my school days and later joined Spic Macay in 6th grade." During the session, he recounted his childhood curiosity, stating, "I used to experiment with my mother's sanitary pads, but she caught me and explained their purpose. Since then, I became deeply interested in menstrual hygiene. When I further researched this topic, I found out that poor menstrual hygiene is one of the major causes of female deaths." Anurag also shared an intriguing aspect of his journey, revealing, "My fashion story began in Dehradun. I used to wear shorts, T-shirts, and casual shoes when visiting colleges for lectures or the secretariat to meet dignitaries. Unfortunately, I was often dismissed and overlooked. However, everything changed by chance one day when I accidentally wore a kurta pajama to the secretariat. Suddenly, I was treated with a level of respect I had never received before. From that moment on, my dressing style and fashion statement underwent a significant transformation." The program featured an engaging conversation between Anurag Chauhan and Dr. Prachi Kandwal, delving into the transformative power of social change. The ...

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