Host Club LC Lions Club of Link Road Malavani along with Lions Club of Aadhar, Lions Club JB Nagar, Lions Club of Bordi, Lions Club of Oshiwara Crescent & Lions Club of University Campas conducted Raksha Bandhan with Mumbai Police, Malad & Bangur Nagar police station on 7th August 2017.
It had been a unique and special day for each one of us. The new team of Game Changer President Rajesh Salian celebrated Raksha Bandhan with 80+ Mumbai Police officers at Malad Police Station & Bangur Nagar. We at Lion’s respect the religious beliefs but tomorrow we tied Rakhis to all our brothers & sisters too who protect us.
Ladies of Lions Club of Link Road Malavani along with Aadhar, LC JB Nagar, LC Bordi, LC Oshiwara Crescent & LC University Campus tied rakhis to all officers including female officers too to display gender equality.
Officers included senior officers like Sudhir Mahade sir from Malad Police station, PSI Gaikwad sir & Nimkar sir from Bangur Nagar Police station & 90 other officers on duty & off duty. Such officers sacrifice their personal life & time for the well being of the society, hence we all from Lions Club International salute you from the bottom of our hearts.
Today, on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, ladies from Lion club Malvani United to tie rakhi thread on Mumbai Police, Malad & Bangur Nagar police force officers as a ‘Thank you’ symbol for securing the lives of people serving our communities, keeping us safe, protecting the abused, keep getting up and going each and every day, and do it all for low pay and little thanks. Thank you for the many times you choose to be professional and respectful and calm, even when what is thrown at you is the complete opposite. Thank you for being so kind and tender to women and children and victims of abuse so much of the time. Thank you for choosing to walk into the middle of complex, messy situations and still be there and try to do the right thing. We are lifting up a prayer for you all today, for your safety, for wisdom, for courage.Thank you for being willing to serve.
Club members present were President Lion Rajesh Bhoja Salian, Secretary Lion Deepak Agnihotri, Treasurer Lion Dipali Salian, Immediate Past Presidents Lion Ashok Desai, Past Presidents Lion Bhoja Salian, Lion Anuradha Agnihotri, Lion Hemant Mhatre, Lion Sushil Raut, Lion Malathi Salian & Lion Rupali Singh. Non members present from club were Seema Kaushik Raja, Mrs. Mhatre & Sheela Raut.
Participants from other twinning Lions Clubs were members of Lions Club of Oshiwara Crescent President Lion Sharad Subramanium, District Action Team Head Lion Meena Ramaswamy, Lion Rekha Shah. From Lions Club of Aadhar President Lion Jagdish Mantri, Secretary Lion Darshana.
Later certificates were also distributed to participating club presidents Lion Jagdish Mantri and Lion Sharad Subramaniam & club sponsors by Chief Guest Lion Meena Ramaswamy, District Action Team Head.