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Common people lit the lamp of hope

 Media Coverage  |  16-12-2022

Responding to an appeal by Lokmat, many people suggested solutions to problems in various fields. They also lit the lamps hoping that these problems would be solved at the government and administrative level.

  • Nishant Banode emphasised that there should be economic reservation
  • Shriram Satpute demanded that the agricultural procurement centres be started on time
  • Vidarbha App Based Taxi Union demanded redressal of their grievances
  • Prakash Rewatkar appealed to the authorities to take a decision regarding EPF pension
  • Sane Guruji Jyeshtha Nagarik Sanstha demanded construction of a bypass road for Parseoni town
  • Senior Citizens from Parseoni demanded modern facilities at Pandharpur
  • Gondegaon Kundbaba Dam Action Committee, Narkhed, appealed to the authorities to provide clean drinking water
  • Babanrao Babulal Kite demanded an increase in the subsidy of Sanjay Gandhi Yojana
  • Devidas Raut demanded justice to those affected due to double sale of plots
  • Baban Rajabhau Wadekar appealed for justice in the case of coercion in the agricultural registry
  • Bhupendra Mishra complained that the employees are not getting their provident fund money easily
  • All India Pulak Jan Chetna Mancha raised the demand to ban single-use plastic
  • Adv Suresh Ghate requested to give coverage to the news of Ambedkarite community and Ambedkarite movement
  • 87-year-old Draupadabai Shivdas Ramteke complained that the police have not yet acted on the complaint lodged against her daughter-in-law
  • 81-year-old Vitthalrao Ramuji Dangre complained that the Nagpur Improvement Trust has not executed registry of his plot yet
  • Mangesh Devidas Raut demanded that `5 lakh he was cheated of be returned to him
  • Dilip Chhajed demanded city bus services at affordable rates

Draupadabai presents her difficulty

Following an appeal of Lokmat, an elderly 87-year-old woman reached Lokmat Bhavan. On seeing her, Vijay Darda approached her and inquired about her. Her name is Draupadabai Ramteke. She lives in Panchsheel Nagar and she came up with a family problem. She said she was a reader of Lokmat from the beginning and recalled having seen Dr Babasaheb


On the occasion, Draupadabai lit the lamp. Vijay Darda and Draupadabai both offered cake to each other. It was an emotional moment for those present.

Pulak Manch Parivar fetes Vijay Darda

On the occasion, Pulak Manch Parivar felicitated the chairman of editorial board of Lokmat Media and former member of Rajya Sabha Vijay Darda by presenting him a book of Pulaksagarji Maharaj, scarf and garland. National working president of parivar Manoj Band, president of Mahavir ward branch of parivar Suraj Pendhari Jain, secretary Ramesh Udepurkar and convener Sharad Machale were present on the occasion.

‘Sahab ne cake khilaya, khushi hui’

“Maine sahab ko chai pilayi, sahab ne cake khilaya. Bahut khushi hui,” said tea seller Dilip Haldhar while speaking with Lokmat. The 51st anniversary of Lokmat was celebrated at Lokmat Bhavan on Thursday. On the occasion, the chairman of editorial board of Lokmat Media and former member of Rajya Sabha Vijay Darda called the tea seller to him. Darda asked for a cup of tea and drank it. He then gave a piece of cake to Haldhar and took a picture with him. Reacting to this, Haldhar said, “It was a pleasure to meet the owner of Lokmat. This is the highest moment of life. I will never forget it.”

87-year-old Draupadabai Ramteke lighting the lamp in presence of the chairman of editorial board of Lokmat Media and former member of Rajya Sabha Vijay Darda. (R) Tea seller Dilip Haldhar during cutting of the cake.

The crowd that had gathered in front of Lokmat Bhavan to be a part of the anniversary celebrations.

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