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Late Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee the then Prime Minister of India touches the feet of Smt.Chinna Pillai from Kalanchiam Self Help Group,Madurai,Tamil Nadu as a mark of respect to women during Stree Shakti Award distribution ceremony on 4.1.2001 at Vigyan Bhavan.Seen in the picture extreme left is Dr.Mridula Sinha the then Chairperson,CSWB,Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi,the then Union Minister of HRD,Late Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee,Smt. Sumitra Mahajan,the then MOS,W&CD.Shri B.K.Chaturvedi the then Secretary,W&CD also seen standing next to Dr.Murli Manohar Joshi,Union Minister for HRD