Mangalore: ‘Anupama’ an women’s monthly started in November 2000 with an objective of educating and uplifting the status of women has successfully completed its 14 years of value based journalism and entered in its 15th year of publication. It was started to promote healthy journalism as a revolt against the prevailing filthy journalistic trend, to empower women and to reaffirm their faith in the ideals. The chief task of the magazine is to create an awareness of women’s legitimate rights and latent potentials. The traditional and cultural values are also given great importance. Within a short period the magazine has scaled the heights of success and became the well-known magazine among the Kannada knowing masses. A special issue was published to mark this occasion and releasing ceremonies were organised in Mangalore and Bangalore. Earlier press conferences were also held to promote the message and services of the magazine.
A view of the Special Issue releasing ceremony held at Shanti Nilaya in Mangalore on 24th February 2015.
Mrs. Vaidehi, sister Mishal bethany sahodaya and Ayisha Farzana principal Ayisha girls high school were the chief guests for the programme, This was presided by Shahnaz M. chief editor, Anupama Monthly. Miss Shabana, the first Muslim girl C.A. from the coastal region was also felicitated at the occasion. Around 500 ladies participated.
A similar programme held in Shasakara Bhavan, Bangalore on Saturday 21st February 2015, presided by Amathur Razaq saheba. Assistant organisor, Women’s Wing, Jamaat-e-Islami Hind. The special issue was released by B.T.Lalitha Nayak. Whereas Shrimati Motamma, MLC and Mrs.Poornima, Asst. Editor, Prajavani were the guest of honour. Shahanaz M. Chief Editor, Anupama and the team of Anupama was also present at the occasion.