Speaking at the event, Manjula Rangarajan, Divisional Railway Manager, asked mothers to promote the practice of breastfeeding

The Department of Health and Family Welfare, Railway Hospital, Ponmalai, held a health education programme and healthy baby show to mark World Breastfeeding Week. Speaking at the event, Manjula Rangarajan, Divisional Railway Manager, asked mothers to promote the practice of breastfeeding.

R.Soundararajan, chief medical superintendent, P.Malika, senior divisional medical officer, Charmila, consultant gynaecologist and P.Venkatraman, additional chief medical superintendent dwelt on the importance of breastfeeding. The healthy baby contest was held in two categories for infants below one year and toddlers up to three years. Manvika, daughter of Annamika, Sharvan, ward of Thiyagarajan and S.Dhaswanth, daughter of S.Shanthi won the first three prizes in the first category. V.M. Thavasri, daughter of Malathi, Sabarigiri, son of Jamuna and Jeyashree, daughter of Vijayalakshmi took the top spots in second category.