Updates on Maharashtra Route of Samarpan Yatra
Ralegan Siddhi Route
Ralegan Siddhi (August 1)
The Maharashtra team of Samarpan Yatra reached their destination Ralegan Siddhi in the morning wherein they were welcomed by the former Sarpanch. Ganpatrao Avati. The team made presentation explaining the details of the people’s manifesto in attendance of the locals. After the presentation, a padayatra was carried out to spread awareness of Arthakranti. At the end of their visit, the team submitted the proposal of people’s manifesto to Ashok Sibbal, the region deputy director of Bhrashtachar Virodhi Jana Andolan.
Ahmednagar (July 31)
The team on Maharashtra route is all set to reach Ralegan Siddhi on 1 August. Prior to it, on 31 July, the team arrived at Ahmednagar and took steps to spread the word of Arthakranti proposal in the city. The team started the day with a motor rally and Padyatra which moved around the city right from Maliwada Kapad Bazar, Chitale Chowk to Delhi Gate.
Along with motor rally and Padayatra the team performed street plays at various junctions of the city. The team then visited Professor Colony and New Arts, Commerce and Science College, Ahmednagar wherein they conducted discussion sessions. The evening programme included a conference by Yamaji Malkar, an eminent journalist and former editor of a daily Sakaal.
Maharashtra Route (30 July)
“It is very necessary to wipe out black money and corruption as it will help every Indian to live a dignified life,” said Anil Bokil, Arthakranti Pratishthan’s founder. Bokil was talking at the ongoing movement of Anna Hazare’s associates at Balgandharva chowk in Pune.
The Samarpan Yatra members participated in the movement as a mark of their support when they reached Pune today. Bokil further added, “along with the fight for Janlokpal Bill, it is also important to change the system and the five point economic agenda of Arthakranti promises to do so.”
The programme marked presence of several members from India against Corruption as well several dignitaries from the city. Meanwhile, the Maharashtra route undertook various activities at Jungli Maharaj Road, Fergusson College Road, Bibwewadi, Vishrantwadi, BMCC College and MIT College. They distributed pamphlets and performed street plays in these areas.
Evening programme included a seminar with various traders at Poona Merchant's Chamber, Gultekdi. On 31 July, the team will head to Ahmednagar and then lead its way to Ralegan Siddhi.
Maharashtra Team(29 July)
After undertaking various activities at Azad Maidan and making their presence felt at Anna Hazare’s movement, Maharashtra team then led their way to various parts of the city. On 29 July, with an intention to make every citizen aware of the Arthakranti proposal, the team distributed pamphlets and performed road shows at Ambernath, Kalyan and Dombivili.
The evening programme includes a meeting at Badlapur which will be held at Katdare Mangal Karyalay. On 30 July, 2012 the team will lead their way to Alandi and then reach Pune.
Maharashtra Team (28 July)
After campaigning in various parts of the state, the Maharashtra team landed in Mumbai on July 28. The team showed its support to the ongoing movement by Anna Hazare at Azad Maidan. Along with this, the team also carried a motor rally from Vartak Nagar, Thane to Azad Maidan to spread awareness about the Arthakranti Proposal.
After reaching Azad Maidan, the team performed road shows, distributed pamphlets and also demonstrated the Arthakranti proposal via documentary film. The team then led its way to Gateway of India wherein they carried other awareness activities.
Goa & Ratnagiri(July 26 and July 27)
On July 26, 2012 the team en-route Maharashtra carried various activities in Ponda and Panjim, Goa which included seminar, interaction and submission of memorandum at the Collector’s office. On 27 July, 2012, on their way to Ratnagiri, the team made a visit to Kudaal where they were welcomed by Bharat Sanatan Sanstha which is headed by Vidyawardhan Damle.
After Kudaal, the team then proceeded to Ratnagiri wherein the activities included press conference and motor rally. Along with this, the team also submitted memorandums to District Judge M D Keskar and Collector Rajiv Jadhav respectively. A seminar was conducted which included dignitaries like Anant Agashe of Bharat Swabhiman Trust, Anil Potphode and Yuyutsu Arte of India against Corruption and famous social worker Nisha Jadhav.
Sangli (July 24)
After undertaking activities at Osmanabad and Solapur, the next destination of team Maharashtra was Sangli. The team continued its campaigning in various educational institutes like Sangli High School, K.W. College, G A College of Commerce, Willingdon College, Miraj College and Shikshanmaharshi Dr. Bapuji Salunkhe College.
In the afternoon, the team undertook a seminar at Rajput Hall.
The evening activities include not only road shows and Padyatra but also a 22 km long motor rally. The motor rally then concluded at Maheshwari Bhavan wherein a seminar on Arthakranti Proposal was arranged. The next destination of Maharashtra team is Kolhapur.
On 23 July, 2012 the team on Maharashtra route travelled from Oosmanabad to Solapur. The morning activities included visits to colleges - Mangal Vedhekar Management Institute, Hirachand Nemchand College of Commerce and Dayanand Commerce College wherein team gave presentations.
In the afternoon, the team made a visit to Bar Council at District Court. They submitted memorandum to Principal District Judge S M Kolhe. A meeting was arranged which marked attendance of 150 lawyers. The evening activities included road rally, two km Padyatra, road shows and a seminar at Mule hall. The team in Maharashtra will reach Sangli tomorrow.
Yavatmal (21 July 2012)
Nagpur (20 July 2012)
On 18 July, 2012 Samarpan Yatra’s Maharashtra team reached Amravati and interacted with famous social worker Dr Avinash Saoji.
Dr Avinash Saoji, cited that not only consistent ways but also hardwork and thorough study can bring revolution on personal and national level. A person should seek knowledge but should always keep in mind that society cannot be changed through philosophical ways but should be a blend of mercy and emotions.
After an interaction with Dr Avinash Saoji at Amravati, the team headed to Nagpur wherein there was a motor rally around the city and final destination being Sanskrutik Bhavan. Simultaneously, team reached Nashikrao Tirpude College wherein they gave presentation and observed more than 100 students participation. The team will now lead its way to Yavatmal.