Friday, January 14, 2011

Pongal at Port City

Indian Development Foundation (formerly Indian Leprosy Foundation) organised a feast for the inmates of St. Joseph's Leprosy Hospital, Arokiapuram in Tuticorin on Friday to mark the harvest season of Tamil Nadu.

The leprosy hospital in the Port City of Tamil Nadu was full of activity as the team from IDF reached the centre in the morning hours of 14th Jan. to greet the inmates and distribute food and sweets on Pongal festival ocassion.

IDF team comprising S. Sreeram, S. Arumainayagam and Darwin Ramesh also presented towels to the inmates as they shared happiness. `We have been organising such reach-out programmes for over two decades and it gives us immense satisfaction to share goodness with our brethren on festive occasions', observed Sreeram.
Sr. Cecily from the Hospital thanked IDF team for organising Pongal function in a meaningful manner. The radiance of happiness could be seen on the faces of the patients as they were comforted with compassion.

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