UVS Home for the aged and destitutes at Eruvadi, Vallioor celebrated the three-in-one function – Gandhi Jayanthi, Elders Day and the UVS Anniversary on 2nd Oct. The morning function was attended by Mr John RD Santhosam, Asst Sessions Judge, Sub Court , Vallioor. He hoisted the national flag followed by 4 simple games for the elders, which they enjoyed very much.
In the evening the famous social worker and philanthropist Er. R. Authilingom, Director of Annai Velankanni Hospital , Tirunelveli, presided over the function.
Mrs Margaret, Principal, Nehru Nursing College , Vallioor, unveiled Gandhi’s Picture. Rtn M.A. Asad, President, Eruvadi Panchayat & Executive Committee member gave the prizes to the successful elders who won in the games. UVS President Judge Joseph gave an introduction and its Secretary Mr ID Samuel detailed the UVS activities and Prof. Jeyamony, gave the vote of thanks.
Fr Nelson Paulraj, Swamithoppu Pulavar Sri Guru Sivachandran, & Moulvi Rafiq Azarat blessed the function with wonderful explanations from their respective religious teachings on charity and helping the distressed and elders.
Then the Nehru Nursing College students entertained the elders with songs and dances for an hour that was very much enjoyed by the elders. From Eruvadi some youths brought a music troupe and that performance was enjoyed by one and all for nearly two hours with enthusiasm and involvement. Really it was a great day for the elders.