State Level Observation of 125th birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Acharya Vinoba Bhave & Launching of one year program on 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi


“Being a landless is considered as low esteem for any individual, despite several planning by the various govt. still thousands landless people are reeling under poverty so the government must sort out the problem immediately for the alleviation of poverty and inclusive development of the society said veteran freedom fighter Bhabani charan pattnayak while inaugurating the 125th birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Acharya Vinoba Bhave on 11th September 2019 at Jayadev Bhawan, Bhubaneswar.
Vinoba Seva Pratisthan(VSP) in association with Gandhi Smirti & Darshan Samiti(GSDS) New Delhi, an autonomous body of ministry of culture, Govt.of India, Department of Culture & Odia Language Literature , Govt.of Odisha, Gandhi Global Foundation and Odisha Gandhivadi Forum were jointly organised the state level convention on the eve of 150th Birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
Materialistic life without religion is a curse for any civilisation, if people will not follow the path of truth and true religion, holistic development society is not feasible said the national president of Acharyakul, Wardha, Dr Pushpita Awasthi. She appreciated the organiser’s initiatives for creating a space to discuss about the philosophy of Gandhi-Vinoba among younger generation.
Hon’ble M.L.A. Ms. Latika Pradhan focused on the concept of Sarvodaya (upliftment for all) by Gandhi and Vinoba which is very much similar of a classless society propounded by Carl Marx.
Then former union minister Shri Braja Kishore Tripathy said the Bhoodan Movement was historic, even the impact of this movement was more in Odisha than other state. He felt anguish over the growing wideness among rich and poor in our society, is against the philosophy of Gandhi and Vinoba.
Former State Women Commission Member Ms. Namrata Chadha had stressed upon cohesiveness between man and nature to avoid any natural or manmade disaster or climate change impact as suggested by Mahatma Gandhi.
The meeting was chaired by the general secretary of Vinoba Seva Pratisthan Shri Manoj Jena. On this occasion “MAA RASOI” a socio-economic empower project of vinoba seva pratisthan for unprivileged women was launched by the guest. Nearly 400 people including eminent Freedom Fighters, Gandhian Leaders, Sarvoday Workers, Civil Society leaders, Bhoodan Workers, Writers, Academicians, Social Activists, Women leaders, Youth & Students etc were participated the programme.