Seva should reach ‘last man in the last row’
A programme on sharing of experience by swayamsevaks in Chennai Floods disaster was organized in Sakthi Karyalaya today. Representatives of centres across Chennai, Pondicherry, Kanchipuram, Cuddalore narrated the memorable experience on ground in rescue and rehabilitation work. Shri Mohan Bhagwat is on an official organizational two-day tour in Chennai.
Earlier, Prant Pracharak Shri P M Ravikumar ji described the swayamsevaks participation in relief work. As per latest available data, 1350 persons were rescued; 161 medical camps were conducted. Around 315 women and 78 men went on ground for counseling for nearly 17 days; 4550 families were benefitted so far in counseling. 1,75,250 families were benefitted with kits. 21.6 lakh food packets were distributed.
Sarsanghachalak Shri Mohan Bhagwat presided the programme and addressed the gathering. “During disaster, naturally humanity in every human-being comes out. A swayamsevak is a person who has to do seva and do seva to the person who does seva also. Society is God. Many rise to occasion and there was a stimulus that kept active. But we swayamsevak need to be more active now as rehabilitation is there. We have to think on the need; serve the society continuously till it reaches the ‘last man in the last row’. Being Sarsanghachalak the best suitable word to pat you is ‘Sabaash’, said Shri Mohan Bhagwat.
Shri Kalyan Singh Mahanagar Sanghachalak and Prant Go-Seva Pramuk was present on the occasion.