Masani visits 51st village while honouring senior citizens

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 06 Feb 2018 10:40:53


Our Correspondent

An initiative to honor elderly persons was initiated by former Scouts and Guides Commissioner, Sanjay Masani which is receiving tremendous response. The drive of felicitation of senior citizens commenced on January 16.

On February 4, Masani rached 51st village of his journey and organised felicitation of senior citizens at village Jabartola, Sonjhara by presenting them Tulsi plant sapling and Shreephal. Presenting mementoes, he touched their feets and seeks blessings of old aged people.

Addressing the people there Masani said that elders are assets in our society and has a valuable place in a person’s life. He compared the senior citizen with the almighty God. He spell-out on children who leave their parents behind in loneliness for their carrier. He also told about his inspiration behind this journey was a television series.

Addressing the gathering and interaction with people assembled on the occasion he asked youths that we should avoid and eliminate the practice of sending elders to old age home. He asked to serve them with happiness. He also appealed to people to give values so that they could under stand and keep their behavior responsible towards us. He gave message to young parents that if you makes your parents happy them your children will also do the same.

He also inspire people to take the blessings of elders by touching their feet. He ensure that he will distribute the instruments of Bhajan like Dhol, Manjeera, Holy Epic Ramayana, etc. to the women in the coming month of March. He also assured the players at the panchayat level to organize games on district level like Cricket, Football, Hockey and many more for the senior citizen.

In this ceremony at gram Jabartola of gram panchayat Sonjhara eminent those who were honored by Masani includes Ganpat Bhagat, Shyam Khobragade, Ishulal Gautam, Narayan Rahagdanle and others.