Pune: In the upcoming Palkhi festival which is commonly known as ‘Wari’, the Sakal Media Group along with Finolex Cables are going to organise ‘Saath Chal’ programme, wherein one of the programmes, Twashta Kasar which is a Hindu artisan caste of coppersmiths and Somvanshiya Kshatriya Kasar communities are going to participate.
During a meeting organised on Saturday, people from both the communities including Bhalchandra Wakde, Laxman Nijampurkar, Ramchandra Nijampurkar, Kishor Karde, Ajay Tambat and Sudhir Karde from Twashta Kasar along with Anjali Kasar and Snehal Pophale from Somvanshiya Kshatriya Kasar assured that they will participate in this programme.
The dignitaries appreciated the work of ‘Sakal Media Group’ as the purpose of this programme is to make people from different communities participate in Wari so that they should walk for the health of their parents. Wakde, former president of Twashta Kasar association, said, “It has become a necessity to make youngsters respect and show gratitude towards their parents as many of them keep their parents in old age home. This programme will be of a great help to keep the respect and gratitude alive in youngsters’ hearts about their parents.”
Anjali Kasar, President of Kalila Credit Society, said, “The Sath Chal programme will not only teach us the value of our parents but also it would give a sense of responsibility towards it keeping the connect spiritually.”
Residents of PCB area will take part in ‘Sakal Saath Chal’
Members of the Pune Cantonment Board (PCB) said they will make sure there will be greatest possible participation from residents of the area in the Saath Chal campaign which is an initiative of Sakal Media Group.
In a meeting with a team from Sakal, members of the PCB, Dilip Giramkar, Kiran Mantri, Atul Gaikwad, Tushar Mantri and others exchanged ideas about how they can contribute to the innovative campaign.
The members assured that meetings will be held in residential societies and schools to spread awareness about the campaign.
Social media will be used to inform people about the campaign that begins on July 9, during which the Sakal Dindi will leave early morning at the end of the Tukaram Maharaj Palkhi up to Bhairoba temple and then Lohia Garden. Citizens can join in at any phase of the procession.