Sarsanghachalak visits Sewa Basti in Bengaluru
RSS Sarsanghachalak Shri Mohan Bhagwat, accompanied some local Sangh leaders visited a Sewa Basti of Bengaluru on November 14. He offered puja at 'Muttu Mariyamma Temple’ located in the heart of the slum and interacted with the children and women of the Sewa Basti. The trip was organised by the Jagran Project of the Rashtrotthana Parishat at Anganawadi Kendra, behind Mallige Hospital, Siddapura in Wilson Gardens.
As the Sarsanghachalak reached the Basti he was welcomed by the women of the locality carrying kalas and offering aarati and also applying tilak. Then Mohanji offered flowers to the statue of Bhimrao Ambedkar and went inside Hombegow-danagara Slum. He spent some time inside the house of Pandian, president of Ambedkar Sangha and gracefully accepted snacks and milk offered to him. Before leaving the house, he lighted incense sticks and offered to big portrait of Lord Venkateshwara inside the house.
Later addressing a gathering of children and women from Hombegowdanagar slum and nearby areas Mohanji said leaders come and go but the common man will make a difference in the country. “You are the country. Do not think you are small person. Grow yourself. Become a good person. Do not underestimate yourself. When you realise your potential and get taller in character, country will automatically prosper,” Shri Bhagwat added.
Dakshin Bharat Karyavah Shri Ramakrishna, Dakshin Madhya Kshetra Pracharak Shri Mangesh Bende, Prant Karyavah Shri Thippeswamy and many other Sangh leaders were also present on the occasion.
The Rashtrotthana Parishat has projects in 210 slums across Bengaluru. — Guruprasad
HV Seshadri Memorial Playground in Bengaluru
Sarsanghachalak Shri Mohan Bhagwat inaugurated HV Seshadri Memorial Playground at the premises of S-VYASA University in Bengaluru on November 17. The late Seshadriji was senior Sangh ideologue, Pracharak hailing from Bengaluru.
Inaugurating the ground Shri Bhagwat remembered the legacy of Seshadriji. “HV Seshadriji was Sarkaryavah of RSS. His contribution is high for the organisation in terms of intellectual activities, guidance for swayamsevaks to improve their skills on any assigned assignments. He will always be remembered for making yoga as part of the Sangh activities,” he said.
Senior Pracharak Shri Madan Das, Kshetra Karyavah Shri Ramakrishna Rao, Kshetra Pracharak Shri Mangesh Bhende, Kshetra Bouddhik Pramukh Shri V Nagaraj were also present on the occasion. Earlier Shri Bhagwat visited the S-VYASA’s Research Centre and interacted with the research team. (VSK, Karnataka)