Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Flood relief by Khartar Gachchh Sangh, Jaipur

Sri Jain Shwetambar Khartar Gachchh Sangh came forward to help Flood victims in Jaipur. The Sangh has played its role in flood relief. Major rainfall occurred in Jaipur in the midnight of August 21-22. It rained cats and dogs. Six inches of rainfall came as a nightmare for many Jaipurites. Several died and injured. Large numbers of people lost their homes.  News of disastrous rainfall started coming from the early morning, 22nd.

Jyoti Kothari, secretary of the Sangh got the news opening TV set early in the morning. He immediately contacted the city administration offering any kind of help. Sri B L Soni, Police commissioner, Jaipur asked him to distribute food packets among the victims. He promptly contacted Sangh trustees and other sister organizations. Sri Jain Yuva Parishad, Sri Jin Kushal Yuva Manch and Sri Gyan Vichakshan Mahila Mandal, youth and women organizations of Khartar Gachchh Sangh came forward to help. The Sangh could manage preparing food for flood victims with their extended cooperation. Several other people extended monetary support to the Sangh for this noble cause.

Sri Surendra Rotagan, chief editor, Good Morning India took his car to distribute food packets. He along with Jyoti Kothari distributed thousands of food packets among the flood victims of Jaipur. The flood relief was performed in the Ramganj, Galta Gate, Kotwali, Nahargarh and Shastrinagar Thana area with the help of police administration. Relief work was carried out till late night of 22nd and it was continued to the next day.

Jyoti Kothari


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