Jamaat e Islami Hind Krishna district unit organised a meeting, ‘o mahila meluko’ (wake up woman) here on Thursday. On the occasion, the speakers explained about the role of woman, her status and rights in Islam. They urged the women to march ahead to root out the evils in the society.

As many as 1,500 women from the city, and various other places attended the meeting, according to organisation’s Krishna district president Fatima Kausar.