Women's Day - The Spartan Poker and MukkaMaarMumbai, 9th March 2018: MukkaMaar, an organization that aims to empower girls through free martial-arts and self-defence training, and The Spartan Poker – India’s leading online poker portal, celebrated International Women’s Day on 8th March 2018 at Rajarani School,Oshiwara, Mumbai. The team of MukkaMaar and The Spartan Poker along with personalities such as Nushrat Baroocha, Pooja Gor, Kritika Kamra, Nayani Dixit and Tess Joseph celebrated the power of womanhood, while they also spread the message of ‘Stronger Together.’ The event was attended by students and parents where Dr.Bharati Lavekar, MLA, Versova presided as Guest of honour to grace the event with her presence.

The unique event featured impactful and fascinating performances by martial artists and the MukkaMaar girls. To highlight the importance of educating girls for a better and brighter future of the nation, a documentary – ‘Girl Rising’ was screened for the children and parents at the event. Madhuri and Priya, accomplished personalities from the transgender community also attended the event and shared their inspiring stories with the children. A riveting panel discussion took place with the guests, wherein popular television actresses such as Pooja Gor known for her strong roles in numerous shows including ‘Mann ki Awaaz Pratigya,’ and ‘Kritika Kamra’ also known for her shows such as ‘Kitni Mahobabat hai,’ along with actress Nayani Dixit known for her role in ‘Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana’ and other movies as well as casting whizz – Tess Joseph, shared their views and ideas with the audience.

Commenting on the event, Actress Nushrat Baroocha said, “I am very priviledged that I am a girl. I run my house, I earn my own bread and butter and I live by myself. Women today are empowered and we can achieve whatever we set our mind to. It’s really important that girls from a very young age are trained for self-defence and martial-arts. I feel martial-arts is definitely necessary. When I was young I had also joined martial-arts classes but unfortunately couldn’t continue. So I would like to tell all the MukkaMaar girls that continue learning this do not stop come what may.”

Amin RozaniExpressing her excitement at the event, Ishita Sharma, Actress/Co-founder of MukkaMaar said, “It is a moment of pride for me to witness month-long efforts of MukkaMaar Team come to fruition with the success of the event. It is really inspiring to have all the high-achievers step forward and share their stories with the children. I feel it is really important and necessary to learn martial-arts since it serves to be the best tool for self-defence. A big thank you to The Spartan Poker team, since the event would not have been possible without their support and help to make it happen.

Expressing his gratitude Amin Rozani, MD & Co-founder, The Spartan Poker said, “It’s indeed an honour to be a part of such a wonderful initiative that Ishita and MukkaMaar team have started. We need to equip girls with the knowledge and practice of martial-arts, while it teaches them self-defence, the practice also leads to a healthier and disciplines life-style contributing in every area of their lives. With the intention to give back to the society, we are proud to have associated with MukkaMaar, who have thoroughly inspired everyone present at the event.

Guest of Honour, MLA Versova, Dr.Bharati Lavekar said, “I would like to thank Ishita from MukkaMaar and The Spartan Poker team to put together this amazing event. I am very proud to see and meet these young talents of our country. It has been my constant endeavor for making this city safe and secure for women. Further following through on that commitment, I take immense pleasure in announcing that 3 months of free martial-arts and self-defence training from the MukkaMaar team, will be organized for the girls in Versova. Wishing all the women and girls a Happy International Women’s Day.”

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