GUWAHATI: Daughters of Martyrs from Assam received laptops donated to them by Atharva Foundation of Mumbai. The recipients include the daughters of (L) NK Girinda Kumar, (L) Sep Joy Chandra Das, (L) L/NK Deuti Saikia, (L) NK Bharat Chandra Koch, (L) NK Jan Taye, (L) Hav Ramdhan Boro, (L) Sep Prashanta Rajbongshi, (L) Hav Krishna Dutta, (L) L/NK Yajneshwar Gogoi, (L) Sep Thapen Basumatary, (L) Hav Luhit Gogoi, (L) Hav Biswa Sonowal. The Laptops were handed over to the daughters of the Martyrs by the chairman of the Atharva Foundation Sunil Rane in presence of Lt Gen (Retd) PK Bharali, Col (Retd) Sudhir Raje and Brig (Retd) ND Joshi, Secretary Sainik Board Assam and Mothers of the Girls at Sainik Bhawan, Guwahati.
Some of the Laptops were handed over to the girl child at their home by the chairman and member of the NGO who had traveled exclusively from Mumbai to do the generous task. The Atharva Foundation is a Mumbai based NGO working with the aim to look after the not-so-privileged sections of our society.
The NGO aims to bring about a positive change in the lives of the less fortunate people of India especially the wards of martyred soldiers. The aim behind donating the laptops is to support the girl child of defense martyrs to facilitate them in education and in digital learning for a better career in Life. The recipient expressed their heartfelt gratitude and promise to use the laptops for furthering their knowledge. It may be mention here that most of the daughters who received the laptops were newly born when their gallant father was martyred on the lines of duty and they could hardly remember them but grew up learning about the story of their father as told to them by their mother. The chairman of Atharva foundation praised the mothers who single-handedly brought up their daughters and promised to provide all possible assistance for the education of the daughters, stated a press release.