Chief Minister visits, distributes sweets, gifts at old-age home, orphanage on Diwali


Jammu,Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti, Sunday distributed sweets and gifts among the residents of the old age home and children at Bal- Niketan, Nari-Niketan, Ambphalla on the occasion of Diwali, here.
Advisor to CM, Prof Amitabh Mattoo, Spl DGP Coordination, Dr S P Vaid also accompanied the Chief Minister on the occasion.
The Chief Minister interacted with elderly and the children, enquired about facilities and announced LED TVs for the three places on the occasion.
The Chief Minister said while celebrating festivals, we must remember the poor and needy and share joy with them. “While we celebrate Diwali with much fanfare, we must also remember those living in orphanages and old-age homes who are unable to celebrate the festival for lack of resources, if we are able to bring a smile on their face, then I think our celebrations are doubled”, she said.