Narayan Seva Sansthan

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Narayan Seva Sansthan, established in 1985, is a charitable organisation based in Udaipur, Rajasthan. It is known for providing philanthropic services in the field of treatment and rehabilitation of polio affected people without discrimination of religion, region, caste, or gender.[1]

History[edit]

Narayan Seva Sansthan was founded on 23 October 1985.[2] At present it runs 13 hospitals for polio patients, where disabled persons from every corner of the world are being treated for free. It also runs a home named 'Apna Ghar', where about 200 orphans, many deaf or disabled, reside. They take care of Apna Ghar children's education.[3]

Events[edit]

On 15 June 2014, it had organised a mass wedding event for disabled couples with polio. Held in the Ramlila Maidan, New Delhi, 92 couples were married, walking to the stage on crutches.[4]

Criticism[edit]

On 13 March 2013, a donation of 8 lacs was stolen from an employee when he was bringing the secret donation amount from Mumbai to Udaipur.[5]

References[edit]

  1. "Narayan seva sansthan (narayann seva sansthan)". euronews.com. euronews. Retrieved 18 June 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Narayan Seva Sansthan: Helping Polio Victims". thebetterindia.com. The Better India. Retrieved 18 June 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Raising a ray of hope for polio-afflicted people". deccanherald.com. The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd. Retrieved 18 June 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "92 disabled couples tie knot at mass wedding". indiatimes.com. Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. Retrieved 18 June 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Rs. 8 lac Secret Donation to Narayan Seva Sansthan stolen in Transit". Retrieved 23 September 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>