|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Dec 9: PRAYAAS- (Lets bring back the golden India) a social group on Sunday organized a programme to distribute clothes, shoes, books, stationary items, eatable stuff to the poor and needy people in the vicinity of Bagh-e-Bahu, Kalka colony slums (Gorkha Nagar).
The PRAYAAS group led by three youths Navjot Bakshi, Rahul Prasher and Rinku Sharma distributed the items to poor children in presence of the newly elected Corporator Sham Lal of ward no. 48.
The programme lasted for more than three hours where more than 500 poor people got the assistance from the group.
The PRAYAAS team urged the youth of J&K state to indulge in social activities rather than getting plunged into drug abuse and other immoral activities in order to make our state in particular and our country in general a peaceful, prosperous, devoid of illiteracy, poverty, malnutrition and distress.
Sham Lal-Corporator of the ward appreciated the initiative of these three students and makes a appeal to the youth of our state to join such great initiative and channelized their potential in the welfare of the society.
Volunteers of PRAYAAS collect clothes, books, shoes, toys from the donors and distribute among the needy. Meanwhile, volunteers of PRAYAAS also provide free tuitions to the poor students who cannot afford private tutors.
Other prominent persons who contributed to make this event successful included K Koushal Journalist, Rajat Sharma, Parveen Sharma, Ankit Sharma, Vaneet Pandit, Surinder Saini, Pankaj Sharma, Nirvighan Raina and Dr. Lokinder singh (Ast. Prof. Grography).