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Plantation Drive: Saraf Furniture pledges 1 million plants for 1 million customers
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Plantation Drive: Saraf Furniture pledges 1 million plants for 1 million customers

Saraf Furniture, a leading manufacturer of Sheesham wood furniture, has vowed to plant one million saplings to commemorate its one-millionth customers August 19: On August 15, 2022, Saraf Furniture observed India's 76th Independence Day as the 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' at their factory outlet in Sardarshahar. Saraf Furniture has actualized this National Day of Pride to affirm that they will plant 1,000,000 trees as a gesture of gratitude to their 1,000,000th customer. This initiative is called "Har graahak ke naam ek pedh". To put it another way, a tree is planted in honour of each customer who became a part of the Saraf Family. They assert that the confidence and commitment of their customers have allowed them to surpass the one million family mark. On this occasion, Raghunandan Saraf, C...
Green man Viral Desai waves Green flag to Tiranga car going to Delhi
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Green man Viral Desai waves Green flag to Tiranga car going to Delhi

August 19: Social worker and rally driver Bina Shah from Mumbai organised a car drive from Mumbai to Delhi under the auspicious occasion of Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav. During the campaign, they also distributed tricolour flags in different cities. When this Tiranga car reached Surat, well-known environmentalist Viral Desai showed a green flag to the vehicle at the India Gate located at Udhna Shahid Smruti van. When Bina Shah's Tiranga yatra reached Surat, it paid a special visit to the green Udhna station. At the station, in Shahid Smruti van RPF, jawans distributed Indian tricolour flags. Tiranga car was flagged off for Delhi after that by Greenman Viral Desai. On occasion, Viral Desai said, "We have started the movement of Satyagrah against pollution under auspicious Azadi ka Amrut Mahots...
TRP planting 7500 saplings to mark 75 years of Independence
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TRP planting 7500 saplings to mark 75 years of Independence

New Delhi, August 17: At a time when the whole nation is celebrating 75 years of independence as ‘Azjadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’, a Delhi-based startup decided to celebrate the occasion with a contribution towards a greener environment by planting 7500 saplings across Delhi NCR. The plantation drive kick-started on Tuesday and will continue for the next 75 days. The directors of ‘The Rolling Plate’ along with their whole team participated in the plantation drive, and around 300 saplings were planted on the launching day only. “As Independence day also happens to be the 3rd foundation day of our startup, we decided to celebrate it with a cause associated, and thus the idea of tree plantation came up. We have been supporting some or the other social cause on every occasion, and this year when we...
Farmers hoist the flags at Mahindra Tractors’ 75th Independence Day celebrations
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Farmers hoist the flags at Mahindra Tractors’ 75th Independence Day celebrations

More than 1000 Plus farmers from across the state take part in the celebrations at Sardhav village in Gandhinagar. August 16: Mahindra Tractors uniquely celebrated the 75th Independence Day. Inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign, Mahindra Tractors celebrated the landmark occasion in the real India, i.e. villages, where "The soul of India lives", as Mahatma Gandhi had famously said. Mahindra Tractors organised the event "Har Ek Kisaan, Desh Ka Abhimaan" (Every single farmer is the nation's pride) at Sardhav village in Gandhinagar on Monday morning. More than 1000  Plus farmers from across the state participated in the celebrations of the 75th Independence Day. A map of Gujarat was formed by using 1,000 national flags. The farmers undertook the flag-hoistin...
Paras Group marks 75th Independence Day
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Paras Group marks 75th Independence Day

One of Ahmedabad's largest pharmacy chain stores marks the occasion with a flag hoisting ceremony. August 16: Paras Group, which runs one of the largest pharmacy chain stores in Ahmedabad, celebrated the 75th Independence Day with a flag hoisting ceremony and a commitment to continue to serve customers by serving humanity and adorning your health better at the doorstep. Around 200 dedicated employees and other young and dynamic teams associated with Paras Group participated in the flag hoisting ceremony at Paras Healthcare office in Jodhpur, Ahmedabad. "We celebrate Independence Day each year, but the enthusiasm this year to celebrate the 75th Independence Day was something else. The 75th Independence Day is a big milestone in the history of our country, and we are privileged and proud t...
Thar Club of Gujarat (TCOG) hosts rally to mark 75 years of Independence
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Thar Club of Gujarat (TCOG) hosts rally to mark 75 years of Independence

Around 75 participants in 45 Thar jeeps took part in a drive of nearly 75 km to mark the special occasion. Thar Club of Gujarat (TCOG) hosts a rally to mark 75 years of Independence . Around 75 participants in 45 Thar jeeps took part in a drive of nearly 75 km to mark the special occasion. August 16: The Thar Club Of Gujarat (TCOG) and Tharstory organised an Independence Day Drive on Monday to mark the completion of 75 years of Independence. Forty-five Thar jeeps, with 75 persons, many of them wearing white, green, and saffron clothes, and armed with the tricolour, participated in the Independence Day drive. The drive was flagged off from Avalon Hotel near Thaltej at 9:00 am and proceeded to Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar before returning to the starting point at around 11:30 am. Patrioti...
IOCL Ahmedabad organized an exhibition on Biofuels as a part of the Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav celebrations
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IOCL Ahmedabad organized an exhibition on Biofuels as a part of the Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav celebrations

The exhibition also covered newly launched Green Combo lubes, Xtra Green Diesel, and LPG composite Cylinders and displayed various fuels, including biofuels Used cooking Oil (UCO) can be a potential feedstock for producing Bio Diesel August 16:Exhibition on Biofuels was organized by Indian Oil Corporation in Ahmedabad as a part of the Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav celebrations on 12.08.2022 to create awareness of recent developments in the Biofuels sector. The event was jointly inaugurated & attended by Shri M Anna Durai, Executive Director and State Level Coordinator (SLC) for Oil and Gas Sector, Gujarat, along with distinguished GuestPadma Shri Sh. Genabhai Patel. Shri Sandeep Chaturvedi, Chairman BDAI, informed that the OMC's Viz: - IOCL, BPCL & HPCL have jointly announced dyna...
Subhash Ghai, Rakeysh Mehra, Jackie Shroff, Divya Dutta and Ravinder Bhakar celebrate 75th Independence Day hosted by National Museum of Indian Cinema
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Subhash Ghai, Rakeysh Mehra, Jackie Shroff, Divya Dutta and Ravinder Bhakar celebrate 75th Independence Day hosted by National Museum of Indian Cinema

New Delhi,  August 15: National Museum of Indian Cinema hosted Filmmakers Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and Subhash Ghai, along with Actors Jackie Shroff and Divya Dutta, for a flag hoisting ceremony on India’s 75th Independence Day celebration. Also present at the occasion were producer Shabbir Boxwala and screenwriter Sandeep Shrivastava. A free for all screening of the popular patriotic films Karma, Bhag Milkha Bhag and Shershaah was also organised for the public. This year the celebration marks the 75th year of India’s independence with the country celebrating Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, called upon by Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, with the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign. National Museum of Indian Cinema (NMIC) is the first film museum in the country that chronicles 100 years of Indi...
KP Human organized Tiranga Samman Yatra, Surat witnesses communal harmony
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KP Human organized Tiranga Samman Yatra, Surat witnesses communal harmony

More than 30,000 people, the majority of them Muslims, participate in the massive yatra organised by KP Human Development Foundation. Surat (Gujarat) [India], August 15: The Diamond City of Surat witnessed a unique Tiranga Samman Yatra. Organised by KP Human Development Foundation, the massive yatra commenced after the Friday afternoon prayers and saw the voluntary participation of more than 30,000 persons, the majority of them Muslims. Carrying a 100-metre long tricolour, the yatra commenced near Gilani bridge on Rander-Gorat road, a minority community-dominated area. Thousands of women, elders, school children, madrassa students, volunteers from more than 100 organisations, and other citizens participated in the yatra and expressed their undying love for the country and the tricolour. ...
Chakradhar, an unsung hero helping distressed tenant farmers in Telangana
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Chakradhar, an unsung hero helping distressed tenant farmers in Telangana

August 13: Tea-vendor-turned-entrepreneur Gadhagoni Chakradhar Goud doesn't find happiness in stashing cash bundles in the safe or seeing his bank accounts swelling. For him, pleasure comes from his hard-earned money wiping the tears of a bereaved tenant farmer's family. Or in preventing a farmer from abruptly ending life and making him a fellow entrepreneur. Chakradhar, whose life is a perfect live example of the 'Rags to Riches' idiom, spends half of his income on helping poor tenant farmers. Having been supporting the farmers in different ways since a young age, he founded Farmers First Foundation in 2020 to extend the help in an organized manner. He succeeded in preventing many farmers from committing suicide by extending support to shape their future. For instance, when he knew from...