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BIAAG Rock Concert - Plan India

Plan India recently organized “ Because I am a girl rock concert” to celebrate the first International day of girl child . A historic milestone for girls' rights was reached when the United Nation recently declared October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child. Plan had helped lead the call for this commemorative day as part of it’s 'Because I am a Girl' initiative, a global movement to end gender inequality and promote girls' rights.

Plan India commemorated the special day for girl child by organizing a melodious mystic with the six best bands in the country to raise awareness stressing on the need for education and dignity to be bestowed upon girl child who faces double discrimination due to her gender and age.  The ‘Because I am a Girl Rock Concert’, was held at Chitrakoot ground in Mumbai . The concert was aimed to raise awareness and funds that would be utilized to improve the lives of the girls through education, protection, skill building and empowerment.

India’s famous Rock Bands Indian Ocean, Indus Creed, Sona Mohapatra, Euphoria, Papon and Parikrama enthralled the crowd of more than 3000 people as they belted out popular numbers from their album. However, the flavour of the evening was the “Because I am a Girl” “anthem. Titled, “Main Hoon”, the song is an ode to all the daughters in the world. The artists of rock bands had together composed the song, as a tribute to girl child.

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