“No one in sorrow should be left alone,” said Homen Borgohain, noted writer, while he graced an awareness programme in Assam’s Hojai on Saturday.
The awareness programme was organized by Karunadhara, an NGO) at J K Kedia Smriti Bhawan in Hojai.
Borgohain said, “Life is a precious blessing from Almighty to help the needy ones and use it in productive manner for the well being of others.”
He exhorted everyone to help the under privileged as per their capacity for uplifting the society.
“Money alone can’t buy happiness, but the works we do for the welfare of the down-trodden will surely make us happy, thereby making our life a meaningful one,” Borgohain added.
He further highlighted the significance of kindness with several examples.
The awareness meeting was presided over by Nawazuddin Ahmed, president of Karunadhara, Hojai unit.
The prgramme was also graced by Pratul Phukan, president of Karunadhara, central unit along and many other eminent guests.
During the programme homage was paid in front of the portrait of noted educationist Subrata Chakraborty, who passed away on October 28 last and a souvenir in his memory was released.
Several guests and youths contributed as per their capacity to the NGO for continuing their welfare programmes.
People from all the walks attended the awareness meet.
The programme was anchored by Anup Kumar Barthakur, secretary, Karunadhara Hojai unit.
Notably, Karunadhara is a non-government registered trust dedicating itself for promoting overall well-being of persons suffering from physical or mental disability and for enabling financially weak critically ill persons to avail costly specialized treatment.
In addition to providing required financial aid to such needy persons, Karunadhara has also been taking up various measures to develop latent talent and raise social status of physically and/or mentally challenged persons.