Published On : Mon, Apr 9th, 2018

100 sewing machines to be given to needy women to mark Dr Ambedkar birth anniversary

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Nagpur: The Late Padmakar Gavai Trust and Vidarbha Gaurav Pratishthan are jointly distributing 100 sewing machines to needy women to mark 127th birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar to be celebrated on Saturday, April 14.

The sewing machines are being provided by Madhusudan Gavai, former official in Indian Foreign Service in memory of his father the Late Padmakar Gavai, who was former Lt Governor of Delhi and Chief Secretary of Maharashtra.

The function will be held at Shri Sai Sabhagruha, Rashtrabhasha Complex, near Shankar Nagar Square, at 11 am on April 14.

The sewing machines will be distributed at the hands of Guardian Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule. Former MP Datta Meghe will preside over the function while Rajya Sabha member Ajay Sancheti will be chief guest. MLAs Dr Ashish Deshmukh, Sameer Meghe, Sudhir Parve, Mallikarjun Reddy and Dr Rajiv Potdar will be prominently present on the occasion.

Dr Girish Gandhi, Madhusudan Gavai, Satyanarayan Nuval, Dilip Jadhav, Bandu Raut and all office-bearers of both organisations have appealed citizens to attend the programme in large numbers.