Rahul Bajaj visits Bapukuti, lauds activities, upkeep

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 11 Jan 2018 10:18:05


 

District Correspondent,

WARDHA,

RAHUL Bajaj, the Chairman and Managing Director of the Bajaj Group and his family members visited Bapukuti at Sevagram on Sunday to mark 125th birth anniversary of Jankidevi Bajaj.
Jaywant Mathkar, President of Sevagram Ashram Pratishthan and Prof Dr Sriram Jadhav, Secretary, welcomed Rahul Bajaj and Shekhar Bajaj by presenting ‘khadi shawl’, ‘sootmal’ and books.


Jaywant Mathkar recollected the great relationship of Jamnalal Bajaj, grandfather of Rahul Bajaj and his participation in freedom struggle with Mahatma Gandhi. The contribution of Jankidevi Bajaj, wife of Jamnalal Bajaj in women empowerment was also highlighted on the occasion.
He also informed about Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th Jayanti Abhiyan.


Rahul Bajaj and his family members expressed happiness over the maintenance of Bapukuti and the activities carried-out in the Ashram. Rahul Bajaj applauded the Ashram Pratishthan for running the Ashram (which has completed 81 years) without any grant from Government.


They took part in the mass prayers at Bapukuti.
Ashram inmates Kusumtai, Shobha Kawadkar, Siddheshwar Umarkar, Namedeo Dole, Laxman Thawale, Mithun Harde, Vijay Dhumale, Sangeeta Chavan, Prabha Shahane, Ashwini Baghel, Prashant Taksande, Sachin Hude and others were present on the occasion.