Kathmandu: Akhil Bharatiya Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram President, Shri Jagdev Ram Oraon in augurated a newly built administrative office cum boys hostel named “Aamaako Maya Chhatrabas” run by Janjati Kalyan Ashram Nepal here on 2nd June 2013.
Presided by Sambhu Jhunjhunwala, the ceremony was graced by Sri Jagdev Ram Oraon as Chief Guest and Dr. Sundar Mani Dikshit as special guest.
Ceremony started with lighting of lamp by distinguished guests followed by National Secretary Sri Prem Thulung’s address giving an overview of the activities run by Kalyan Ashram throughout Nepal. At present Kalyan Ashram is running 5 such hostels for the Janjatis (tribal people), 35 Sraddha Jagaran Kendras / Bal Sanskar Kendras and 50 Ekal Vidhyalayas throughout Nepal, he said.
Addressing the ceremony, Madhav Acharya, Rastriya Karyavah of Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh Nepal praised the work done by Kalyan Ashram to bring the Janjatis in social mainstream and preserve their indigenous culture.
On the occasion Dr. Sundarmani Dikshit on his part said, “The indigenous people of this land have fallen pray to the conspiracies run by the Christians. They need a strong support to retain their own customs, traditions and culture. It is praiseworthy to see activists of Kalyan Ashram working among the Janjatis of Nepal.”
Honorable chief guest, Jagdev Ram Oraon on his part ensured that Akhil Bharatiya Kalyan Ashram would always be happy to extend cooperation required by Juniata Kalian Ashram in Nepal.
The office cum hostel has 10 rooms which can accommodate as many as 50 students.