Simara: Lions International has handed over food to non-violent Sange Chhyoiling Basic Buddhist School at 21 Amlekhgunj, Jeetpursimara sub-metropolitan on Tuesday.
Lions Club of Great People of Birgunj and Lions Club of Birgunj Millennium MJF handed over food worth about 50,000 under the week-long program organized on the occasion of the birthday of Melvin Jones, the founder of the Lions Club.
The Chief Guest of the program along with Governor of Lions Club District 325S DN Agarwal, President of Lions Club Great People Uttamji Rakecha, President of Lions Club Millennium Jaspal Tibrewal and others handed over food and utensils to the school including rice, dal, flour, oil, Horlicks, pressure cooker, Bread etc.
While handing over the food, Governor Agarwal said that the only objective of the Lions Club is social work. Agarwal said that the members of Lions are active in social work to give meaning to the slogan ‘Where there is need, there are Lions’.
In the program, Jeetpursimara 21 Ward President Subhas Shrestha expressed his happiness that the Lions Club handed over food in consideration of the needs of the school. Shrestha, who is also the first vice president of Lions Club Amlekhgunj, said that work is also being done at the ward level to upgrade the infrastructure of the school run with the help of donors.
District Treasurer Ram Bihari Pandey, Lions Club Millennium President Tibrewal, Yangchen Dolma of the school, Phulmaya Tamang, President of the School Management Committee and others spoke in the program.
First Lady Sunita Agarwal, Regional Chairperson Chudamani Kharel (Kapil), District Program Member Diwakar Bhandari, President of Lions Club of Amlekhgunj and President of Anmol Savings and Credit Cooperative Society Binay Shah, Lion Sunil Kedia, Bhikham Chand Agarwal, Roshan Gupta, Bidya Agarwal, Tara Rakecha, Sabita Chachan, Sriram Giri, Binod Khandewal, Manwendra Prasad Chitrakar, school principal Meena Lama and others were present.
Secretary Naresh Magar facilitated the program coordinated by Lions Club of Amlekhgunj.