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Tukaram Mundhe did a good job during COVID-19 crisis in Nagpur: Nitin Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari at Suresh Bhatt Auditorium in Nagpur

Nitin Gadkari at Kavivarya Suresh Bhat Hall in Nagpur?

While addressing a gathering at Kavivarya Suresh Bhat Hall, Reshimbagh in Nagpur on Saturday, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari praised former NMC Commissioner Tukaram Mundhe for doing a good job during COVID-19 situation in the city. 

 

COVID-19 united the world in its response to crisis. During lockdown, when the situation was scary, healthcare workers were on the forefront in fighting the pandemic, Gadkari said at COVID Yoddha Sanman? programme organised by Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC).

 

At the same time, several Government and non-Government agencies opened another front of serving the humanity in crisis. These heroes showed that serving humanity was serving God, he added.

 

COVID Yoddha Sanman programme was organised in order to felicitate COVID-19 heroes in the city.

 

Nagpur Mayor Dayashankar Tiwari, Deputy Mayor Manisha Dhawade, MLAs Girish Vyas, Krishna Khopade, NMC Commissioner Radhakrishnan B,former NMC Mayor Pravin Datke, Chairman of NMC Standing Committee Vijay Zhalke, Leader of opposition in NMC Tanaji Wanve, and many others were present during the occasion.

 

If we have good health, we can serve the society longer. Hence, accord top priority to your health. While caring for oneself, we must make others aware, the Union Minister said.

 

He suggested to NMC to start Dawa Bank (medicine bank) to ensure that needy people get medicines for free or at nominal price. He appealed to the voluntary organisations and NGOs who did a splendid job during COVID-19 crisis, to come forward and support the idea of Dawa Bank.

 

During his address, Gadkari mentioned Tukaram Mundhe, and several other NMC workers for taking special efforts during lockdown and COVID-19 pandemic crisis period.

 

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Citizens celebrate, perform ‘Kanyadaan’ as girls from Nagpur orphanage get married

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Nation Next Newsroom | Photographer : Nitin Mankar | Nagpur

A few citizens from Nagpur stepped up for five girls from Nagpur’s Shradhanand Anathalaya as they not only indulge in various Hindu rituals for the girls but also performed ‘Kanyadaan’ at the joint wedding ceremony for the girls and their respective grooms.

Before the wedding the ceremony, the orphanage, with help from donors organized pre-wedding rituals like haldi ceremony, mehendi ceremony, Satyanarayan Pooja and sangeet ceremony for the girls. At the wedding ceremony, those who performed the ‘Kanyadaan’ at the wedding ceremony included Kishor Dharashivkar, Rajkumar Gupta, Deepa Pachori, Manisha Atul Yamsanwar and Baljeet Bhullar.

The wedding function was organized Shradhanand Anathalaya family, which includes: Meera Khadakkar (Vice President), Nisha Buty (Secretary), BC Bhartia (Treasurer), Geetanjali Buty (Joint Secretary), staff members and inmates of the orphanage.

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Politicians, businessmen shower blessings on Chandrashekhar Bawankule’s son Sanket at his wedding reception

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Amar Ashok Jajoo | Photographer : Nitin Mankar | Photographer : Anurag Raut | Nagpur

Renowned politicians, businessmen and other prominent Nagpurians showered their blessings on MLC Chandrashekhar Bawankule’s son Sanket Bawankule and his wife Anushka during the couple’s wedding reception made held at the Mahalaxmi temple premises in Nagpur’s Koradi on May 29.

Those who attended the reception included: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, Maharashtra minister Balasaheb Thorat, former Union Minister Praful Patel, former Maharashtra CMs Devendra Fadnavis and Prithviraj Chavan, Rishi Darda (Joint Managing Director, Lokmat), Suresh Sharma (MD, Baidhyanath, Sunil Raisoni (Chairmain, Raisoni Group), along with several other prominent people.

The couple got married on May 28 in Pune. The wedding was attended by the likes of Gautam Adani, Baba Ramdev, Raj Thackeray and Union Minister Prakash Javadekar.

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Armaan Malik regales, Kapil Dev inspires Nagpurians at Khasdar Krida Mahotsav

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Amar Ashok Jajoo | Photographer : Nitin Mankar | Nagpur

Legendary Indian cricketer Kapil Dev and popular singer Armaan Malik came calling to Nagpur on May 28 to attend the closing ceremony of the season 4 of Khasdar Krida Mahotsav held at Yashwant Stadium. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis were prominently present during the ceremony, which was attended by thousands of citizens.

During the ceremony, while Malik entertained the people present with his popular songs, Dev played cricket with Fadnavis and Gadkari on the stage. Gadkari, who is the man behind the sports festival, was seen enjoying the batting while Dev bowled to him. During his speech, Dev spoke as to why a sportsperson should play for the passion they have for the game and not play just for money.

The 13-day Khasdar Krida Mahotsav, which started on May 13, saw 45,000 sportspersons participating in 30 sports events. In all, around Rs 93 lakh was distributed as prize money during the 13-day sports festival.

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