A total of Rs.1 lakh raised through ‘Divas Live' organised by The Hindu on International Women's Day was presented to Speed Trust, a charitable organisation that provides employment opportunities to women.

Organised as part of ‘The Hindu World of Women', ‘Divas Live' was a performance by six vocalists – Bombay Jayashri, Srilekha Parthasarathy, Chinmayi, Swetha Mohan, Andrea Jeremiah and Tanvi Shah – specialising in different genres of the art form. ‘The Hindu World of Women' was presented by Chennai Silks, powered by Tata Nano, and co-sponsored by Univercell and Sowbhagya. The amount was presented to Speed Trust by Lakshmi Srinath, director-events, Kasturi & Sons Limited recently.

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