Punjab Governor flags off army trucks with 7000 boxes of Diwali sweets from Rotarians

Chandigarh, 19 October 2022

Shri Banwarilal Purohit, Governor of Punjab and the Administrator UT Chandigarh, flagged off trucks loaded with sweet greetings and blessings from Rotarians at Punjab Raj Bhavan in the presence of Past Rotary International President Rajendra K. Saboo and his wife Usha Saboo, District Governor VP Kalta, Past District Governors Madhukar Malhotra, Praveen Chander Goyal, President Vinod Kapoor of Rotary Club Chandigarh, and members of Inner Wheel and many other senior Rotarians.

Every year the number increased and this year, the participation of the Rotarians beyond Chandigarh had been tremendous on a call from Rajendra K Saboo, and the District Governor V P Kalta of District 3080, the response was manifold and this year Rotarians and Inner wheel members, have managed to send seven tones of pure desi ghee sweets worth Rs.35 lakh to the forward areas.

Rotary President Vinod Kapoor informed that the project was conceived five years back in 2016 by Mrs Usha Saboo wife of former world president of Rotary International Rajendra K Saboo, and the Rotary Club of Chandigarh made it to an annual feature.

‘Aap Hain to Hum Hain’ is the essence with which the sweets are sent to the jawans in forwarding areas to acknowledge their dedicated service to the nation.
Current Rotary District Governor V P Kalta, expressed gratitude to every Rotarian in Rotary District 3080 which comprises Chandigarh, parts of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal, UP and Utrakhand for their overwhelming response to the project.

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