My Award Speech


It was a sense of great pride and honor when I was nominated and selected for the prestigious KarmaVeer Chakra and KarmaVeer Global Fellowship Award instituted by iCongo in association with the United Nations at New Delhi on March 23rd 2015. Given below is my three minutes speech that I spoke during open mic session:

In the memory of those who died - died living in "hope" - for love - for acceptance - and more importantly, for CURE...

Also, on the behalf of those living - living in the closet - because of fear - due to ignorance - due to the mindset of the society - fear of being disowned by family/friends/relatives alike or being expelled from community or job or worse, fear of being labelled as a "prostitute" or drug addict when neither is true...

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Submitted by JoDha

Dear Tanmi,

Thank you so much. Happy to see you here as the part of The Well project family. 

Do keep reading in.

Much love,



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