February 23: Kolkata, West Bengal: Cleanliness Drive and Tree Plantation

Cleaning Drive at NRS Hospital and Tree Plantation held in Kolkata

Guru Puja Diwas was celebrated on February 23, 2013 by Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation, Kolkata. On this day, cleaning drive and tree plantation are also organized, where the Nirankari volunteers including children, women and elders cleaned up the waste of the Neel Ratan Government Hospital. After cleaning, they also planted trees in the premises of the hospital. This campaign took place within ward no. 78 and 79 in the nearby areas of Morebhanj and Bhuikailash. Apart from these places, this campaign was also held in Titagarh railway station, MG road and municipality area, under the supervision of dedicated devotee A.P. Tripathi.

Cleaning Drive at NRS Hospital and Tree Plantation held in KolkataCleaning Drive at NRS Hospital and Tree Plantation held in Kolkata

The volunteers of the campaign through slogans like - ‘Save Trees and Save World’, ‘Service to man is worship to God’, ‘Religion Unites, Never Divides’, ‘Green City, Clean City’, ‘Plant Trees for Better Tomorrow’, ‘Pollution Inside or Outside, both are Harmful’, ‘Green Trees, Healthy Mind and Body, This is the best way of life’, gave the messages of the Mission.

On this occasion, N.R.S. Hospital’s M.S.V.P. Prof. S. Majumdar, Principal Prof. S. Purkayast, H.O.D. of Radiotherapy Deptt. Prof. Amitabh Rai, Ward Master Shankar Rai, Shyamlal Ganguly and Assistant Superintendent Rajeev Mukherjee, S.P. Bairagi and Ardhendu Dinda, dignitaries were present, who appreciated the selfless service of the Nirankari Volunteers.

On this occasion, a Sewa Dal rally and Satsang programme were also organized in Sant Nirankari Satsang Bhawan, where saints took a pledge of selfless service and prayed for the long life of Nirankari Baba Ji.

The contributions of Regional Manager, Gurmail Singh, Durga Prasad Vishwakarma, Bhola and Vicky were commendable to make this campaign successful.

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