DISABLED CHILDREN FROM SADVICHAR PARIVAR CALL ON HOME MINISTER
of 170 disabled school children from Sadvichar Parivar near Gandhi
Nagar today Called on the Union Home Minister, Shri L.K. Advani
at his residence, here. The children are on a educational tour
to important places of Northern India.
the children on the occasion, Shri Advani highly praised the efforts
of Sadvichar Parivar for the all round development of the disabled
children. Some of the children introduced to Shri Advani, though
without hands and legs were highly talented in their educational
persuit and other skilled development activities in the Sadvichar
Parivar school. Two such children were Patani Paresh who is in
the 5th class and has lost two hands and two legs.
He is one of the most intelligent boys and presents his ideas
and studies by writing through the mouth. Another is Manoj Vigare
who without his hands could write his 11th Class examination
by writing with the help of his mouth and secured the highest
percentage in the school with 72% marks. He is also gifted with
the quality of drawing and arts, that also he does with the brush
in his mouth.
that attracted him, Shri Advani, said was the commitment of the
Sadvichar Parivar to bring up these children and also the devotion
of the children in their educational persuit. Meeting with these
disabled children, he said, he is one of the pleasant moments
in his life and more so when all the children are drawn from his
Parliamentary Constituency of Gandhinagar.
to the happenings in Gujarat after the Godhra incident the Home
Minister said because of the developments people in the country
and abroad have developed ill feeling. He said Gujarat is the
most peaceful State and the people are very friendly with a human
touch. Even in countries like America they have earned a name
for themselves because of their togetherness and friendly behaviour.
Many great persons and saints born in Gujarat including Swami
Dayananda have contributed to the national integration and unity
of India. But the recent happenings have cast a shadow on this
bright image. He also said that in the meeting he had with the
MPs of Gujarat, yesterday evening, they have taken a pledge to
make all out efforts for restoring peace and normalcy in Gujarat
and reinforce that the Gujrati people are peace-loving. He hoped
that it will not be far when peace will be restored in the troubled
children also presented Shri Advani an appeal signed by them in
their Blood for restoration of peace in Gujarat. The Home Minister
was emotionally touched when he received the appeal. The Union
Minister, Shri Harin Pathak who is also the MP from Ahmedabad
was present on the occasion.