The National Youth Day programme began on January 12 with the Acharya Mahamandaleshwar Swami Avdheshananda Giri Maharaj, Juna Akhada Pithadhishwar, garlanding Swamiji statue and the fruits distribution to indoor patients.
The Chief Guest also inaugurated an advanced Department of Dentistry and the newly acquired Biochemistry & Immuno-assay Analyser machine in our laboratory.
He also inaugurated a free dental camp, that was organised in association with Seema Dental College and Hospital, Rishikesh. Around 100 patients were screened and treated.
Following this, a Youth Program was organized in which approximately 400 students participated. Students from nearby schools and a nursing college participated in the function by way of speeches, singing, Yoga Demonstration etc.
Acharya Mahamandaleshwar Swami Avdheshanand Giri Maharaj, Juna Akhada Pithadhishvar delivered the presidential and benedictory address.
Shri Prem Chand Agarwal Ji, Uttarakhand's finance and urban development minister, presided over the function as the Chief Guest, and Dr. Ramesh Pokriyal "Nishank" ji, Honourable MP, Haridwar, also participated and addressed the students.
All were served with noon prasad. Link for the video highlights
We celebrated "Swamiji’s Tithi Puja" on January 14, 2023, followed by a special puja of Sri Sri Thakur and Swamiji and bhajans and kirtans.
At 11:00 am, all indoor patients of the hospital were ceremoniously worshipped as "Rogi Narayan" with the offerings of sandal paste, a garland, and sweets in the presence of many sadhus, devotees, nurses, and other hospital staff. Shri Sanjay Gupta, former MLA of Haridwar, was also a part of this ceremony and garlanded Swamiji’s Statue. The noon prasad was served to approximately 600 on that day.
Link for the pics of the day.