Sonam Kapoor to be the chief guest at Indian Merchants’ Chamber event

  • Kaushani Banerjee, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
  • Updated: Aug 22, 2016 17:56 IST
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Sonam Kapoor has been invited by the Indian Merchants’ Chamber (IMC) Ladies Wing to be the guest of honour at their Women Entrepreneur Exhibition. It will be held in Mumbai on Tuesday.

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A source says, “Sonam has several achievements to her credit. She also often talks about women’s causes. This is why the IMC committee, volunteers and participants decided to invite her for the event, which will be held in Worli. It will be attended by several other celebrities to encourage women from various fields. Rashmi Thackeray, Kanika Kapoor, Alka Yagnik and Shaina NC, among others, are expected at the function.”

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When contacted, Sonam confirmed the news, and said, “The IMC is in its golden jubilee year, and this exhibition is a wonderful example of their consistent efforts over the years to bring the tremendous talent and skills of Indian women to the fore. I am looking forward to officially opening the exhibition.”

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A group of visually-and-hearing impaired children from NGO Deeds In Dehradun will also attend the event, and sing the national anthem.

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