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When President of India served food to students

Bengaluru: The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee graced a function of Akshaya Patra Foundation commemorating the serving of two billion meals in Bengaluru. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that if India has to take its rightful place in the Comity of Nations, it must free itself from hunger, illiteracy, disease and destitution. Our children should be educated and healthy. India can reap the demographic dividend only if we succeed in educating and skilling our youth, especially our children.
The President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee gracing the function to commemorate the serving of 2 billion meals of the Akshaya Patra Foundation, at Bangalore, in Karnataka on August 27, 2016. The Governor of Karnataka, Shri Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala, the Chief Minister of Karnataka, Shri Siddaramaiah and the Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Shri Prakash Javadekar are also seen.
The President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee gracing the function to commemorate the serving of 2 billion meals of the Akshaya Patra Foundation, at Bangalore, in Karnataka . The Governor of Karnataka, Shri Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala, the Chief Minister of Karnataka, Shri Siddaramaiah and the Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Shri Prakash Javadekar are also seen.
The President complimented the Akshaya Patra Foundation for having played an exemplary role, through its fresh and nutritious meals, for drawing millions of Indian children to their classrooms every day. He urged everyone to contribute in whatever way possible to the noble project of ending hunger amongst school children. He said even the biggest of challenges, can be addressed through collective efforts of the community, NGOs and the Government.

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About Sanjay Trivedi

Sanjay Trivedi is honorary editor of Asia Times. He is senior Indian Journalist having vast experience of 25 years. He worked in Janmabhoomi, Vyapar, Divya Bhaskar etc. newspapers and TV9 Channel as well as www.news4education.com. He is working as Media Officer in Gujarat Technological University, which has 440 colleges under its umbrella.

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