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News stardom : Kolkata, 26th February, 2022: On the occasion of Zero Discrimination Day, The Yellow Turtle is delighted to host an interactive session titled “Turn the Odd into Even: The Power Is Deep Within”, an initiative highlighting that each voice and all effort impacts the global attempt to raise awareness about HIV infected individuals.
The interactive session was carried forward in the presence of individuals who have been living full and long lives with HIV, with the support of the NGO SAATHII. Other members of the said esteemed organization like Kishore Shaw ( President of Bengal Network of People Living with HIV- BNP+) & Sukanta Banerjee (Jassi) (Founder Member of Amitie Trust) & Lakshmi Roy, (Member of BNP+).
Sudha Jha, Regional Program Officer of SAATHII who is joining them to support the cause from the organization’s end.
As well as other personalities of stature like Mr. Sambaran Banerjee, cricket coach, columnist, TV analyst, administrator in the CAB, former National Selector and winning Captain of Ranji Trophy and Mr. Sourav Chakraborty, Actor, Director, Film and TV enthusiast and Co- founder of Uribaba were also present.
Apeksha Lahiri, the owner of The Yellow Turtle rightly points out here, “to remind us that the only way to remove fear and stigma around the disease is through education and awareness.” The event was solely designed to offer support and solidarity to those living with the disease, education for those trying to prevent transmission of the disease, and remembrance for those who have lost their battle to the virus.
The event was followed by a general discussion where the invitees interacted with other guests, explaining the importance of such sessions for the betterment of the society at large.

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