- Differently abled individuals who have lost their hands or legs will get artificial limbs for free at the camp organized by Vadtal Dham to mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Vadtal: The Tirthraj Vadtal Dham has come up with a unique way to celebrate this year’s International Day of Persons With Disabilities which falls on December 3. It has organized a camp where over 700 individuals who have lost their hands or legs will get prosthetic limbs for free.
The camp is being conducted by the Vadtal Sansthan and Shri Gokuldham-Nar, with financial assistance from US-based group ‘Helping Hand for Humanity’.
According to a press release, this is probably for the first time in the world that such a large number of individuals with disabilities will get prosthetic limbs for free.
As many as 31 committees have been formed to manage the event, being held with the blessings of Acharya Shri Rakeshprasadji Maharaj of Vadtal Gadi.
A total of 180 doctors, 50 nurses and nearly 500 volunteers will provide their services at the camp.
Shri Shukdev Swamiji of Gokuldham Nar said, “The programme will be held on December 3. But, around 100 volunteers have been working continuously for past three months to make it happen.”
Shailesh Patel and Manan Shah of Helping Hand for Humanity helped with the collection of funds required for the camp.
The event will be graced by Governor Acharya Devvrat, chief whip in state Assembly Pankaj Desai, state minister Arjunsinh Chauhan, state BJP president CR Paatil and other dignitaries.
Chairman Devprakash Swami and other saints of Vadtal Sansthan, Madhavpriya Swami of Chharodi Gurukul, Gujarat president of Akhil Bharatiya Sant Samiti Nottamprakash Swami, Gyanjiwan Swami from Kundaldham, Krishnapriya Swami from Dabhoi and Mohanprasad Swami from Nar as well as other religious leaders will also be present for the programme.
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