Brahmapur/Polasara, Jan 24:
Arati Devi, a woman sarpanch from Dhunkapada near Polsara in Ganjam district, is leaving for the United States as the sole representative from South Asia and India to take part in the ‘International Invited Leadership Program’ organised by the US government.
Arati Devi has received the invite from the US Consulate in Hyderabad. The community leaders will be staying in the US for 21 days and visit five cities.
Along with other community leaders, she will call on US President Barack Obama in Washington during the visit.