Monday, January 28, 2013

"Snehalaya is Inspirational, Path-finding Place in India" - Aamir Khan

26th Jan. Ahmednagar-
"Snehalaya is the inspirational, path-finding place in India, I have ever seen." said by great legendary actor Aamir Khan at the opening ceremony SATYAMEV JAYATE BHAVAN in Snehalaya. He spent his whole day & celebrated Republic Day with kids, girls, women & workers of Snehalaya from his busy film schedule. He was really touched to receive so much of love from kids at the Bhawan.

"We can’t just rely on government for any positive changes. We need to change our mindset," he added while addressing the media.
Snehalaya has got a new residential and training facility for destitute women through Aamir Khan's television show Satyamev Jayate. Aamir Khan had highlighted various social issues on the television show Satyamev Jayate. At the end of every episode Aamir used to appeal people to donate for an NGO to support their cause.  Help flowed in from all over the country for Snehalaya after Aamir's appeal. Donation of Rs 3.26 crore was received through the show. 

“With an intention to put this money for the cause of women, Snehalaya constructed a building spread over an area of 19,000 sq ft. "The Bhawan is meant for rape victims, abandoned girl children and other helpless women. This centre will provide women with food and shelter and eventually rehabilitate them. At the opening of the Bhawan in Ahmednagar, Aamir also launched a SJ DVD and witnessed a live performance by music composer, Ram Sampath and singer Sona Mahapatra. Director Satyajeet & Swati Bhatkar, Lyric Swanand Kirkire.  Mr. Suchit Nanda from Reliance foundation, Mr. Bhargav from Letz Dream & thousands of well-wishers, donors & volunteers of Snehalaya were present at the function. The team of Snehalaya took extra hard effort for the successful organization of the biggest event ever in the history of Snehalaya.

Snehalaya pledges & appeals to celebrate every year, May 6th as 'Satyamev Jayate Din' to commemorate the launch of Satyamev Jayate television show that has inspired millions to fight against female feticide.

- Snehalaya has been working for the rescue and rehabilitation of women and children in distress, since 1989. It has been instrumental in curbing flesh trade in Ahmednagar.
- In the very first episode of Satyamev Jayate on May 6, 2012, Aamir Khan had appealed to the viewers to donate for Snehalaya. Help flowed in from all over the country.
- Snehalaya has got a new residential and training facility and named it Satyamev Jayate Bhavan.

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