My Home India, an organization working nationwide for different causes such as providing assistance to the North Eastern people and working for social harmony among citizens had organized a program to mark the birth anniversary of ‘Mahatma Phule’, the epitome of social justice and source of hope for many people in the country, on Monday (April 11) in New Delhi’s Constitution Club of India. Mahatma Phule had worked for social justice, social equality, women empowerment & education throughout his life.
Union Minister Dr L. Murugan, MoS, Information and Broadcasting, Govt. of India was the Chief Guest and Km. Pratima Bhowmik, MoS, Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India & Senior Journalist Bhau Torsekar were Guest of Honour at the event.
BJP National Secretary & Founder of My Home India, Sunil Deodhar, gave a keynote speech at the event.
BJP National SC Morcha President Lal Singh Arya, Vice Chairman of the National SC Commission, Arun Halder & Dada Idate (Chairman, National Commission for Denotified, Nomadic & Semi-Nomadic Tribes) also graced the occasion.
While sharing his thoughts on the occasion, Chief Guest Dr L Murugan said the Hon’ble PM has set a benchmark on the functioning of government. He has let the commissions work independently. “This idea had derived from the vision of Mahatma Phule. Our Prime Minister is following his path and working for the society,” he added.
Sunil Deodhar hailed Phule’s work & remembered his struggle against all odds to bring reform to the society. “Mahatma Phule had brought and was the founder of two concepts, children’s home and night schools. He was the one by whom India’s first orphanage was opened,” he added.
Minister Pratima Bhowmik, who comes from Tripura, said, “Impact of Communism is such that it could be understood from Tripura, where people know Lenin, Marx, etc. but don’t know about Mahatma Phule.
Communist changes the history and leads people to an illusionary world. Now under the leadership of PM Modi things are changing, people are getting to know about our real national hero’s.” she said.
Other speakers also remembered Mahatma Phule’s work and paid tribute to him.
The program concluded with MHI Delhi-NCR president Baldev Sachdeva’s vote of thanks motion.