October 11, Mumbai: October 11 is celebrated as International Day of the Girl Child. It is a day to honour the girl child and also bring across the issues that are faced by the gender all over the world. Also, the entire month of October is observed as the Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The disease is only among the rise, especially among the younger lot in the country. A lot of efforts and awareness need to be made to make ladies aware of this tumour. To mark these occasions the Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Railway Station was lit up in the colour of pink lights. Also, the festival of Navaratri is ongoing and today the colour of the day was yellow. So to mark that as the lights on this magnificent architecture were also changed to yellow post evening. Baby, Student from Bihar Becomes High Commissioner of Canada to India on International Day of the Girl Child 2018.
The iconic structure from Mumbai is a huge attraction for everyone. A lot of people enjoy clicking pictures of the Victorian Era architecture. On special occasions like these, the lightings made on the building only add to its spectacular beauty. Today evening from 6 pm to 9.30 pm the station premise and the building was lit in pink colour- symbolising International Day of Girl Child and also the month of Breast Cancer Awareness. Meanwhile, the people in the city collectively and enthusiastically celebrate the nine-day Hindu festival of Navratri, which invokes Goddess Durga. ON each of this day, there is a colour assigned and people wear those clothes to be a part of the festivities. Can You Prevent Breast Cancer? Oncologist Reveals How.
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Mumbai: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus was lit up in pink light from 6 pm to 9.30 pm today to spread awareness on breast cancer on the #InternationalGirlChildDay. It was later lit in yellow light to mark the second day of #Navratri. pic.twitter.com/arzlHROio5
— ANI (@ANI) October 11, 2018
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The station looks beautiful every day with its lights but today was indeed special as two important issues were highlighted. Both the issues are severe and need to addressed by the collective society.