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Mother's Day celebrated

SOS Children's Village of Hojai too celebrated "MOTHER'S DAY" with a special programme amid much fanfare and joy on Friday Evening. On this occasion Smt. Akanksha Jain, Wife Of  Ankur Jain,IPS Superitendient of Police Hojai district, graced the event as Chief Guest and Smt. Purabi Gogoi, Child Development Project Officer, Lanka graced as Guest Of Honour.

At very outset, lamp was lighted infront of the potrait of the founder father of SOS Children's Village  Dr. Hermann Gmeiner   by the guests along with Paresh Badyakar, Director of the Village which was
followed by musicial chorus Welcome Song sang by the Children's and an oath was taken by everyone present to keep their Mothers Always Happy.Speaking on the Occasion, Chief Guest  Smt. Akanksha Jain said," The role of Mother in a child's life is of utmost importance, Mother is  Small Word, but it has profound meaning, We cannot express it". She said,"A Mother lays Foundation stone in a child's life, they play a pivotal role in the over all development of a Child". "SOS Children's Village is doing exemplary work it cannot be compared with anyother organisation", Jain added. At last, Smt. Jain also announced to sponsor one child of SOS Children's Village Hojai and thanked the organisation for inviting her on this auspious occasion. CDPO Purabi Gogoi in her speech discussed about the significance of a Mother in a Child's life.

A Total of 19 Mothers, 8 Aunts and 6 Retired Mothers of SOS Children's Village were honoured on this special occasion. Children's entralled through their mesmerizing  cultural performance and also showed their love, affection toward's their beloved Mother.

Earlier in the beginning, Paresh Badyakar, Director of the Village read the message sent by President Of SOS Children's Village Of India S Sandilya and  General Secretary Mrs. Anuja Bansal. Along with other, Volunteers Felix Darlong,Joseph Shadap, Satyajit Dutta,    Swrang Narzary and  Dhruba Nath played significant role in managing the whole event.

Notably, The SOS Children’s Village is an international NGO which began its operations in 1964 in India. It has offices in 134 countries across the world.

 

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