Daan Ut­sav con­cludes

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Ci­ti­zens of Ut­tar Pradesh par­tic­i­pated in the cel­e­bra­tions of 10th year of Daan Ut­sav, the fes­ti­val of giv­ing, from Oc­to­ber 2 to 8. Driven en­tirely by vol­un­teers, the UP chap­ter con­ducted a range of en­gag­ing ac­tiv­i­ties to en­cour­age peo­ple to of­fer their time, skills, etc. for the good cause.

As a part of Ut­sav, ‘Hawker for an Evening’ was or­gan­ised at the Janesh­war Mishra Park and River­front. The stu­dents from var­i­ous schools par­tic­i­pated in ‘Fist­ful of Joy’ ac­tiv­ity, thus help­ing col­lect­ing a fist­ful of grains for com­mu­nity cook­ing. NGO Goonj set up var­i­ous col­lec­tion cen­ters to col­lect wool­lens, books and other items for dis­tri­bu­tion. Ad­di­tion­ally, SEWA melas, food col­lec­tion drives and sev­eral health and nu­tri­tion camps were con­ducted across the state.

Snap­shots from Daan Ut­sav

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