New Delhi: A yearlong mass awareness and sensitization campaign against sex selective abortions in the national capital New Delhi and the NCR – “Tu Hai Shakti” initiated by Divya Jyoti Jagrati Sansthan under its Gender Equality program – Santulan running under the divine guidance of the founder and head of the organization – His Holiness Ashutosh Maharaj Ji; was flagged off on 10th Oct 2015 by Hon’ble MOS for Social Justice and Empowerment in the Union Cabinet Sh. Vijay Sampla Ji in the Surya Grand resort of Dwarka.
The organization has chosen to work with the affluent and the educated in the posh areas as well as the underprivileged sector in the urban villages surrounding them along with the rural belt on the silhouette of New Delhi and the NCR. The curtain raiser event, with exquisite devotional songs on womanhood as personification of goddess Shakti along with thought provoking commentary presenting insight of the societal downfall that the menace of sex selective abortions bring as a whole, witnessed hundreds of bureaucrats and dignitaries coming forward to join hands with the cause undertaken by the organization.
The curtain raiser event labelled as “Nari Tu Jagadambika” was a state-of-art concert in its own having all women team of His Holiness Ashutosh Maharaj Ji’s Sadhvi disciples on vocals as well as instruments right from synthesiser, sitar, violin to octopad, dholak as well as tabla. Renowned Bhagwat Katha orator of DJJS Sadhvi Astha Bharti Ji and Devi Bhagwat Katha orator Sadhvi Aditi Bharti Ji presented the social, cultural as well as spiritual aspect of the issue of Sex Selective Abortions. Case study of Goddess Shakti was taken as symbolic of ideal womanhood. After the music concert, “Tu Hai Shakti” campaign was declared launched by the chief guest Hon’ble MOS Sh. Vijay Sampla Ji along with other guests of honor.
Sadhvi Deepika Bharti Ji, program incharge of the gender equality program Santulan briefed about the rationale and the core strategy of the campaign undertaken in New Delhi and the NCR. “The campaign would be executed through 12 execution points of the organization vis-à-vis Nehru place (covering south & south east Delhi districts), Patel Nagar, Vikaspuri and Vishnu Garden (covering New Delhi, west Delhi, Daryaganj districts), Karkardooma (covering north east Delhi, Shahdara & east Delhi districts), Dwarka (covering south west Delhi district), Pitampura, Rohini and Qutubgarh (covering north & north west Delhi districts) and Faridabad, Gurgaon and Ghaziabad in the NCR” said Sadhvi Ji.
12 campaign ambassadors having good educational and professional profile and dedication in the field of social welfare were invited form these 12 execution points and honored by the chief guest with a Sankalpa Patra. Divya Jyoti Jagrati Santhan plans to create 12 women forums in its 12 execution points to mobilize action against gender injustice. The organization also claims to create 10000 peer educators of the campaign would reach out to sensitize lacs in gender perspective in institutions, govt. organizations, the corporate sector, households as well as the underprivileged communities in hundreds of urban and rural villages in the National Capital and the NCR.
The event concluded with dissemination of momentos to the eminent guests by the senior preachers of the organization – Swami Narendranand Ji, Secretary of DJJS and Swami Adityanand Ji, President of DJJS. A group photo was taken after which there was arrangement of high tea along with a sensitizing poster exhibition on the subject of the campaign.
DJJS is a socio-spiritual organisation headed and founded by Shri Ashutosh Maharaj Ji and is working globally for the establishment of universal brotherhood and peace through nine-dimensional social reforms and welfare programs, focused on issues like gender, education, community health, drug abuse eradication, environment conservation, Indian cow breed improvement and conservation, disaster management and empowerment of disabled and prisoners, along with workshops for corporate sector and youth.