November 14, Bengluru: P.P. Sarasanghachalak of RSS Dr. Mohan Rao Bhagwat visited a slum (seva basti) at Hombegoudanagar, Wilson Garden in Bengaluru and interacted with children, local residents there.
Mohanji Bhagwat was welcomed by Sri Pandyan, President of Dr. Ambedkar Sangha, Later women, the local residents welcomed Dr. Bhagwat in traditional style by Aarati and Tilak. Bhagwatji then paid floral tributes to Dr. Ambedkar statue. Later Bhagwatji visited few houses of Hombegoudanagar Slum. Bhagwat had fruit juice of the house of Srimati Muniyamma, a Dalit woman of the slum.
Later, Dr. Bhagwat performed pooja at Sri Muttu Mariyamma temple situated within the slum. Bhagwat attended an interactive session with the children, local residents at Dr. Ambedkar Anganavaadi Kendra, besides the slum. Children chanted Gayatri mantra, few shlokas, Kabir’s Doha, and a patriotic songs.
Addressing the children, Sarasanghachalak said. “Gaayatri mantra is dedicated to Sun. In the absence of Sun, a small and ordinary lamp (Hanate) is capable providing a minimum light to its surrounding till it has the oil. Similarly in our nation, the ordinary people are much capable, not the Netas always, We are all ordinary citizens, should put our maximum energy like a lamp to contribute for the society-country, then we can achieve greatness”.
Kshetra Karyavah Ramakrishna Rao, Kshetra Pracharak Mangesh Bhende, Prant Karyavah N Tippeswamy, Sah-Prant Karyavah BV Sridharswamy, Rashtrotthana Parishat’s Dinesh Hegde and other prominent Sangh adhikari attended the event.
The ‘Seva Bastis’ have coaching centres for children, day nursery, Balagokula, Computer and tailoring training centres. Regular health check-up camps, Bhajan recitation, mobile libraries and several other vocational projects are also undertaken here by the Parishat.