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Mangaluru: Ramakrishna Mission Swachhata Abhiyan volunteers clean up Nagori area


MANGALURU: Volunteers offered the ninth shramadan within the fifth phase of Ramakrishna Mission’s swachhata abhiyan in Nagori on Sunday.

Swami Triguneshananda of Ramakrishna Mission headquarters and Swami Bhaktisudhananda of Ramakrishna Mission, Ayodhya flagged off the force. Garodi Billava Sangha president Dharmapala, Subhoday Alva, MCC well being inspector Rakshitha, Sandip Garodi, Subhash Padil, Sandip Pumpwell and others had been present.

Swami Bhaktisudhanandaji said, “Knowledge liberates a person. Knowledge dawns on a person most effective after chitta shuddhi (inside cleanliness). The primary need for chitta shuddhi is exterior cleanliness. We are satisfied that Mangalore Ramakrishna Mission is undertaking this paintings for the last four-years consistently. If this process is considered a worship of the divine and now not mere social service, much more good will pop out of this.”




Volunteers had been divided into 5 teams and shramadan was once performed from Pumpwell till Nagori Padil. Garbage dumped near Nagori market was once cleared. Compound wall in the back of Nagori market was once washed and cleaned. Black spot there was once beautified and flower pots placed. Another crew of volunteers cleared some other heap of rubbish in entrance of Pumpwell Flower Market. Third crew cleared heap of rubbish reverse Gallery Apartment near Aranya Bhavan.


In the last phase, Ramakrishna Mission volunteers had set up a bus shelter at Padil junction. The volunteers cleaned and the seats and the pillars had been beautified with artwork. Hoarding with awareness about cleanliness and pot compost designed with gorgeous graphics had been displayed there. The area surrounding the bus shelter was once also totally cleaned. Garbage being thrown near Nagori market had been removed using earth excavators machine and tipper.


Local shop owners had been steered not to muddle within the spot and to deal with cleanliness in their area. They had been asked to hand over their rubbish to the contractor appointed by way of town company. Health Inspector Rakshitha Durgesh, Praveen Chandra, Abdul Arish and others guided by way of MCC environment officer Madhu Manohar reached out to buy owners and street vendors and created awareness among them. Local corporator Asha D’Silva too joined palms with this initiative.


About six swachh soch seminars had been held in as many faculties for three days from January 29 at SDM College of Business Management, Sri Durgaparameshwari Degree College, Kateel, Dr M V Shetty College of Speech and Hearing, Karnataka Polytechnic, M V Shetty College of Social Work and Vijaya College, Mulki. More than 1000 youths attended these seminars. Ranjan Bellarpady, Rajamohan Rao, Gopinath Rao and Suresh Shetty had been useful resource persons.


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