February 23: Muzaffarnagar, UP: Cleanliness Drive

Devotees Cleaned the District Hospital in Mujjafarnagar

Devotees Cleaned the District Hospital in MujjafarnagarDevotees Cleaned the District Hospital in Mujjafarnagar

On February, 23 and 24, 2013, with the sponsorship of Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation various events were organized. In spite of bad weather the occasion of Guru Puja Diwas, Nirankari devotees organized a cleanliness campaign in the District hospital and distributed fruits to the patients. They also attended the Satsang, organized on the occasion of birthday of Nirankari Baba Hardev Singh Ji. Rev Indernath Sharma Ji, Member Incharge of Human Resource Department of Sant Nirankari Mandal, Delhi was the chief guest and Dr. O.P Singh, In-charge CMS of District Hospital, was the guest of Honour.

Devotees Cleaned the District Hospital in MujjafarnagarDevotees Cleaned the District Hospital in Mujjafarnagar
Devotees Cleaned the District Hospital in MujjafarnagarDevotees Cleaned the District Hospital in Mujjafarnagar
Devotees Cleaned the District Hospital in Mujjafarnagar

Rev Indernath Sharma said that inside or outside, it is painful for human beings. And this is the reason that on the birthday of Baba Hardev Singh Ji Maharaj cleanliness, tree plantation were organized throughout the world. He also said that Nirankari Mission is devoted to the service of humanity without any discrimination of caste, colour and creed etc. Dr. O. P Singh, Incharge CMS, Hospital while appreciated the activities of the Mission.

Sewa Dal rally, Satsang and tree plantation event were organized on 24th February, 2013 at Nirankari Satsang Bhawan, in which volunteers from the Sewa Dal and children presented various items.

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February 23: Jaipur, Rajasthan: Cleanliness Drive and Tree Plantation

Tree Plantation and Cleanliness Drive at Jaipur (Rajasthan)

On the occasion of Nirankari Baba Hardev Singh Ji’s birthday, Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation in association with Nirankari Sewa Dal organized a ‘Tree Plantation and Cleanliness Drive’ in Jaipur on February 23, 2013. On behalf of Sant Nirankari Mandal, Smt. Jyoti Khandelwal, Mayor of Udaipur branch and Smt. Urmila Nawariya, Councilor of ward - 33 planted trees along with the Sewa Dal volunteers. Similarly, Sindhi Colony Rajapark, Jawahar Nagar, Malviya Nagar, Mansarovar, Shastri Nagar, Hatoj and Tikariya branch also organized tree plantation and cleanliness drive.

Tree Plantation and Cleanliness Drive at Jaipur, RajasthanTree Plantation and Cleanliness Drive at Jaipur, Rajasthan

In a Satsang held at Sant Nirankari Satsang Bhawan (Sindhi Colony Rajpark), Rev Manohar Lal Chabra Ji, Sanyojak, said that Satguru awakens humanity in human beings. He teaches us the way of life. He also said that fire cannot be extinguished with fire but water. Similarly, love is required to remove hatred and narrow-mindedness prevalent in the society. Nirankari Baba Ji is teaching us the lesson of love, humility and tolerance.

Tree Plantation and Cleanliness Drive at Jaipur, RajasthanTree Plantation and Cleanliness Drive at Jaipur, Rajasthan

A Satsang was also organized at Ekta Nagar by the Pratap Nagar Udaipuira branch and Hatoj branch where Zonal Incharge, Rev Phoolchand Bajaj Ji blessed the devotees.

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February 24: Sikkim, Singbel: Cleanliness Drive and Tree Plantation

Tree Plantation Drive Held in Singbel (Sikkim) Singbel, February 24, 2013

The Sant Nirankari Mission Singbel branch, East Sikkim planted plants in and around the Singbel village on February 24, 2013 in the presence of Nirankari saints accompanied by Ex-Sarpanch Shri H.B. Chettri on the auspicious occasion of birthday of His Holiness Nirankari Baba Hardev Singh Ji Maharaj, under the special campaign of Tree Plantation by the Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation.

Tree Plantation Drive Held in Singbel, Sikkim
Tree Plantation Drive Held in Singbel, SikkimTree Plantation Drive Held in Singbel, Sikkim

A team of 50 saints headed by the branch Mukhi Shri Hom Prasad Adhikari marched in a rally from Adarsh Vidhya Mandir (AVM) to Pipaldara with placards having the slogans like ‘save trees and save world’, ‘cleanliness is next to godliness’, ‘religion unites never divides’, ‘green city clean city’, ‘save trees and save world’, etc.

After the awareness rally, the team performed bulk cleanliness work in the premises of a newly established private school named Adarsh Vidhya Mandir (AVM), Singbel.

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February 23: Noida, UP: Cleanliness Drive and Tree Plantation

Tree Plantation and Cleanliness Drive

Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation has taken a step towards replenishing the environment through worldwide Tree Plantation and Cleanliness drive by the devotees of the Mission. On the occasion of Guru Puja Diwas, hundreds of devotees planted saplings and cleaned their localities to mark the occasion of Birthday of Nirankari Baba Hardev Singh Ji Maharaj. As the Nirankari Mission’s efforts to create awareness among the people and also convincing them that they need to step forward to make a difference.

Tree Plantation and Cleanliness Drive: February 23, 2013Tree Plantation and Cleanliness Drive: February 23, 2013

In the same stream, Noida branch of Nirankari Mission organized Tree plantation and cleanliness drive on February 23, 2013 at E-Block, Sector-8, industrial area from 7.00am to 11.00am. The drive has been specifically planned to create awareness among the masses about the industrial pollution in Noida and to combat this tree plantation is the only available solution to save the mankind from pollution created by these industries.

Tree Plantation and Cleanliness Drive: February 23, 2013Tree Plantation and Cleanliness Drive: February 23, 2013

This drive has been carried out under the able guidance of Nirankari Mission – Noida Branch Mukhi Shri Har Kishan Bhagat. On this occasion, Horticulture Inspector Shri Jitender Sharma also present to guide the devotees about the technicalities of planting saplings and their after care. Devotees of the Mission planted 15 saplings of PONGAMIA GLADERA (Papdi) and installed tree guards around them. Rally has also been carried out around the surroundings to create awareness and understanding of the grave dangers posed to our very existence by global warming.

Tree Plantation and Cleanliness Drive: February 23, 2013Tree Plantation and Cleanliness Drive: February 23, 2013

To mark this occasion, Harola Village Gram Panchayat Pradhan Shri Raj Kumar ,Social Worker Shri Mohammed Mohsin also planted saplings and take part in the drive. While addressing the devotees, Shri Raj Kumar Ji expressed his gratitude towards Nirankari Mission and their efforts in the welfare of mankind with selfless service towards society. He said, our little contribution is the only thing that is needed for the big cause of conservation to save our mother nature from further destruction.

The Tree Plantation and Cleanliness drives have been concluded as 100 number of devotees of the Mission cleaned the industrial area and planted around 15 number of saplings around the factories.

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February 16: York Shire, UK: Cleanliness Drive and Tree Plantation

Tree Plantation Drive held in Yorkshire

Plant A Seed Of Love: Get Rid Of Pride, Ego And Greed

With the benign blessing of HH on Saturday, February 16, 2013, SNM Yorkshire volunteers joined hands with local community volunteers to help Bradford Environmental Action Trust - Forest of Bradford, to plant trees at Beck House Farm, Addingham which is 3 miles from Yorkshire Dales National Park (1769 Km sq.).

Tree Plantation Drive held in YorkshireTree Plantation Drive held in Yorkshire
Tree Plantation Drive held in YorkshireTree Plantation Drive held in Yorkshire
Tree Plantation Drive held in YorkshireTree Plantation Drive held in Yorkshire

Rev Gurpreet Bhatia Ji newly apponted Social Welfare UK executive committee member, also joined to add his support and encouragement; as part of a UK national drive amongst Sant Nirankari Mission Branches.

Tree Plantation Drive held in YorkshireTree Plantation Drive held in Yorkshire
Tree Plantation Drive held in YorkshireTree Plantation Drive held in Yorkshire

In Butterfield, Forest of Bradford – Project Manager, praised and thanked the efforts of the SNM volunteers who together with local volunteers from surrounding areas of Addingham planted 750 trees. He complimented that planting trees was not only beneficial for the landscape and environment but also brought many people together from different social and cultural backgrounds, all working together for one common goal.

Tree Plantation Drive held in YorkshireTree Plantation Drive held in Yorkshire
Tree Plantation Drive held in YorkshireTree Plantation Drive held in Yorkshire
Tree Plantation Drive held in Yorkshire

Many of the local volunteers also praised the SNM volunteers; and expressed their happiness in their shared commitment, time spent together in creating such a harmonious and pleasurable working environment, and hoped to meet up and work together in future projects.

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