New Delhi, May 7 : Around 4,000 migrant labourers were provided food by Santhigiri Ashram here on the occasion of 21st Navaoli Jyothirdinam celebrations.
The death anniversary of NavajyothiSree Karunakara Guru, founder Guru of Santhigiri Ashram, is observed as Navaoli Jyotirdinam on May 6. Food was provided to more than 4,000 people in the areas around Neb Sarai, Saidulajab, Maidan Garhi, Rajpur Khurd and Satbari through the community kitchen, established by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation. The New Delhi Branch of Santhigiri Ashram at Saket has been involved in feeding the migrant labourers since March 25, when the national lockdown was imposed, to curb the spread of Novel Coronavirus.
MCD Councillor Sanjay Thakoor is also associated with the ashram in the noble initiative, a statement said here on Thursday. Swami Sayoojnath, In-Charge of Santhigiri Ashram, New Delhi Branch said, 'The Ashram intends to spread this activity to other parts of Delhi, which would benefit more number of people, who are suffering due to the COVID-19 pandemic'. The Navaoli celebrations, which are one of the most prestigious events at Santhigiri Ashram, were observed as a low-key affair at the main branch in Kerala also. (UNI)