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New Year and Birthday Celebrations!

Posted by on Dec 30, 2012 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

New Year and Birthday Celebrations!

This article appeared in The Hindu Times (Tirupati edition) on 2nd January 2009. Cake cutting on January 1 generally reminds one of the celebrations that are part of heralding the New Year, but it was a different event at Akshaya Kshetram, a home for special children. Thursday’s celebration at the ashram, tucked deep in Durgasamudram village of Tirupati rural mandal, was totally different and far from the city’s revelry. As is the practice at the home every year, the New Year’s Day was celebrated as the birthday of the inmates. First reason is that the mentally-challenged children cannot...

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