Police spread joy among children
The Vashi police along with its Dakshata Committees organised a rakhi tying programme at Fr Agnel Bal Bhavan in Vashi on Thursday.
The programme organised by senior police inspector of Vashi police station Ajaykumar Landge was held to bring the children into mainstream society and also to uplift the image of the police. The more than 100 children were treated to sweets after being tied rakhis by Vashi police women officers and personnel.
Landge said, “Rakshabandhan denotes the love of a brother and sister and strengthens their bond. However, there are many in our society, who do not have such relations and feel left out. It is in this context that we planned the event to ensure that the orphan kids at the Bal Bhavan too have a great time on this festival day.
Vaishali Thomas, an official from the ashram, said: “This is a noble gesture by the Vashi police. Such programmes help children assimilate into the mainstream and be a part of society.”
Police sub-inspector Jyoti Suryavanshi said, “This is the first time I have tied a rakhi to an orphan. It was an emotional moment for me.”
Landge said, “Programmes like these bring the police and various sections of the society closer. It not only gives a human face to the police, but also gives us an insight into the minds of the people.”