Merlin I am Kolkata Presents New Clothes for Puja to the children of Pathchala

 Kolkata: The Countdown to  Durga  Puja, the Unesco  tagged fesitival has started in  right earnest. People are thronging the  markets and malls to complete their last minute Puja Shopping in  frenzy.In a humble effort  to bring cheer to  the little  faces of Pathchala, a non profit organization in Kalighat,  Merlin  I Am Kolkata the corporate social  responsibility arm of Merlin Group has presented Puja clothes to 65 odd children. Merlin I Am Kolkata also has announced their educational support including food and educational  stationaries, art and craft to Pathchala for next four months upto December this  year.  Merlin Group supported the children from time to time and organized their trip to Acropolis Mall, and presented puja donation of clothes and educational stationary.

At a formal function at the Princeton Club, Shri Saket Mohta , Managing Director, Merlin Group  and founder of Merlin I Am Kolkata, presented puja clothes to the children of  Pathchala in presence of Percussionist Ratul Shankar. Rukmini  Paul , President, Pathchala  was also present. 

“ Durga Puja is the biggest festival in the world where lakhs of people congregate at the pandals clad  in  new attire. However I feel this festival  belongs to all strata of society.  Pathchala has been working to bring the Children of daily wage earners in and around Kalighat  into the mainstream of education. Children here  also  have a right to wear new clothes and go on pandal  hopping. I feel extremely  delighted to present our humble offering to them to make my birthday more special. If our humble help can bring cheer to the little angels, we would feel more satiated. We have also contributed to their monthly requirement of educational stationary and food that would help them pursue education. We can extend more support to enable the children pursue higher education”, said Saket Mohta, MD, Merlin Group  and founder, Merlin I am Kolkata. 

“Pathchala  is thankful to to provide us  an opportunity to work  for the less privileged children. We are happy  to have  received the  support from Merlin I Am Kolkata . Merlin has always come forward to support us  in their own ways from time to time , be it by providing support to promote  the vocational skill of our children or by  providing new clothes or educational stationary . Merlin always patronizes to less privileged people and we are thankful tothem”, said Rukmini Paul, President , Pathchala .

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