Rotary’s gift of 4 tons of Diwali Sweets for army jawans flagged off by Punjab Governor and Administrator UT Chandigarh
The Voice of Chandigarh News:
In no way we can compare the sacrifice of our jawans guarding our borders, said Governor of Punjab and Administrator UT Chandigarh, V P Singh Badnore, as he flagged off three army trucks containing Diwali sweets.
He commended the Rotarians for their continued gesture of sending sweets and greetings on Diwali to jawans serving in the harsh conditions on our borders.
The project which was initiated in the year 2016 by Rotary Club of Chandigarh at the instance of Usha Saboo wife of the former world president of Rotary International Rajendra K Saboo, has now participation from Rotarians of other Rotary Clubs in the District 3080 which comprises besides Chandigarh, parts of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, UP, and Utrakhand.
The programme continues to be spearheaded by the past district governor Rtn Kawal Bedi wife of an ex Indian Army Officer, who manages the entire logistics assisted by the past president of the club Neenu Vij and her husband Praveen Vij who takes care of the airlifting of the consignment through the Indian Air Force.