To­wards the truth: An In­spir­ing book re­leased

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Gandhi Jayan­thi is the be­fit­ting oc­ca­sion to re­lease the book ti­tled “To­wards the Truth - The suc­cess­ful Travel ex­pe­ri­ences of Dr R Seethara­man” in Tamil, au­thored by NC Mo­han­doss, pub­lished by Kavitha pub­li­ca­tions , a pop­u­lar Tamil writer & nov­el­ist , nar­rat­ing the biog­ra­phy of Dr R Seethara­man. HE Nas­sir Ab­dul Aziz Al-Nasser, For­mer Pres­i­dent of UN Gen­eral Assembly and cur­rently spe­cial of­fi­cer, “Al­liance of Civ­i­liza­tion” UN re­ceived the first copy. The venue was the “World Tamil 3rd Eco­nomic Con­fer­ence” con­ducted at Le Merid­ian Ho­tel, Chen­nai.

On this spe­cial oc­ca­sion, Dr R Seethara­man, CEO of Doha Bank gave an ex­cel­lent lec­ture both in English and Tamil, in­tro­duc­ing the scope and con­tents of this book. It was not only an elo­quent ora­tion but also a rev­e­la­tion of facts about his early life without any in­hi­bi­tion. Born in a mid­dle class fam­ily, he had to strug­gle a lot to get the ed­u­ca­tion he craved for, over­tak­ing many hur­dles, due to paucity of enough funds.

Dr R Seethara­man gave a pre­cise ac­count of the tri­als and tribu­la­tions he un­der­went in his life and he had over­come such dif­fi­cult sit­u­a­tions. Truth has been his goal and con­science is his guide. He en­thralled the au­di­ence by his speech which was a blend of emo­tion and in­tel­lect.

HE Moses Veerasamy Nag­amootoo, Prime Min­is­ter of Guiana, who presided over the con­fer­ence, in­tro­duced his own book, ti­tled ‘Frag­ments of Mem­ory ‘ to the gath­er­ing. Jus­tice AR Lak­sh­manan, For­mer Jus­tice of Supreme Court of In­dia, whose book also re­leased in this func­tion in­tro­duced his book ti­tled “The Judge Ex­presses”. AR Lak­sh­man , In his speech praised Dr R.Seethara­man’s ex­em­plary suc­cess in his life, which will be a source of in­spi­ra­tion to the younger gen­er­a­tion. Jus­tice AR Lak­sh­manan also hailed NC Mo­han­doss’s co-op­er­a­tion in ac­com­plish­ing the pub­li­ca­tion of the book on the biog­ra­phy of Dr R Seethara­man.

De­part­ment of Em­pow­er­ment of Per­sons with dis­abil­i­ties (Divyang­jan), Min­istry of So­cial Jus­tice and Em­pow­er­ment, Govern­ment of In­dia con­ducted a mega camp for dis­tri­bu­tion of aids and as­sis­tive de­vices in Navsari, Gu­jarat on 17 Septem­ber 2016 and or­ga­nized by Ar­ti­fi­cial Limbs Man­u­fac­tur­ing Cor­po­ra­tions of In­dia. Ltd. (ALIMCO). The event was in­au­gu­rated by Prime Min­is­ter. The camp-Sa­ma­jik Ad­hikarita Shivir wit­nessed three Guin­ness World Records.

The first record was ‘high­est num­ber of oil lamps lit si­mul­ta­ne­ously at sin­gle lo­ca­tion on the eve of mega camp; big­gest wheel­chair logo with 1,000 par­tic­i­pants de­picted a mes­sage say­ing “Happy Birth­day PM” in tri­colour; and the third record was most peo­ple fit­ted with hear­ing aid in 8 hours. 600 hear­ing aids were set on the same day in a sin­gle lo­ca­tion.

It is im­por­tant to men­tion here, Navsari Camp is the 159th Mega ADIP camp and so far is the big­gest one. The 11330 Divyang­jan ben­e­fi­cia­ries were ben­e­fit­ted in the camp. The scheme is in force since 1981. This has been re­vised and fur­ther adopted from April 01, 2014.

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