My Story: It Was The Hard Work And Determination Of These People

The Logical Indian

October 28th, 2015 / 9:22 AM

This is not actually my story, but the story of a group of doctors, medical students and a few senior citizens of Gorakhpur. It is a story of will-power, determination and hard-work. On 2nd of October 2014, a small “Safai Abhiyan” was held in the BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur.

The staff and the students were asked to clean the college’s premises. It was a one-day program. Everyone was quite happy. However, one of the doctors, DR P N Singh (Professor, ENT department) was not. He wanted to take it to a whole new level. He shared his idea with his doctor colleagues and it was welcomed by all. It was decided that every Sunday, the doctors will reach the college sharp at 5 AM and clean the college campus.

wee

The first Sunday witnessed around 15-20 people. Gradually, the college students, the workers, the sweepers and even the other concerned citizens of our city started joining this mission. Today we are a group of around 80 people who reach the college every Sunday at 5 AM. This ‘Safai Abhiyan’ begins at 5 AM and goes till 9 AM, continuously.

It was the hard work and determination of these people that the Medical college, which a few months back was always cursed for poor maintenance and garbage disposal now is a topic of discussion everywhere. Around 1500 plants have been planted till date. Initially, wooden frames were used to protect them from grazing animals, but the plan failed since the rush of ambulances and other vehicles smashed them. So now, steel casings are used, cemented and are painted in the color of our tricolor so that no one spits on them.

weee

The plan really worked! The funds for this were raised by the doctors themselves. This was the summary of the full-fledged ‘Safai Abhiyan’ going on in the BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur since 2nd October 2014, every Sunday, without any gap. No matter how the weather is.

Thank you.

Submitted By ~ Pranjal Singh

If you too have an inspiring story to tell the world, send us your story at [email protected]

 


Contributors

Edited by :

Share your thoughts..

Related Stories

Aligarh Sex Determination Test

UP: Doctor Couple Caught While Performing Sex-Determination Test, BJP MLAs Prevent Their Arrest

Pre-Natal Sex Determination Clinics

Maharashtra Has The Highest Number Of Illegal Pre-Natal Sex Determination Clinics: Centre To Lok Sabha

My Story: The Military Is Unlike Any Other Job. It Is A Life That Teaches You To Work Hard, Fight Hard

We Smile Because Of You – It’s Because You Have Decided To Work Hard To Keep Each & Every One Of Us Satiated

Despite Having Lost His Legs In An Accident, He Plays Football With Sheer Determination

Is Diluting Sex Determination Law Threat To Our Goal Of Achieving Healthy Child Sex Ratio?

Latest on The Logical Indian

News

Jail Term Of Nawaz Sharif Suspended, Pak Court Orders Release

News

WB: Elderly Mother Left On Street With Few Clothes And Parched Rice As Couple Goes On Trip

News

Uttarakhand: Minor Girl Gangraped By Fellow Students; School Tries To Cover It Up

News

Demanding Justice, Rape Victim Writes Letter In Blood To CM Adityanath

My Social Responsibility

She Faced Bad Experience With Sanitary Napkins Now Makes Reusable & Cost-Effective Cloth Pads

News

DUSU President Used Fake Certificates To Get Admission In Delhi University, NSUI Alleges

x

Stories that deserve attention, delivered to your inbox!

Handpicked, newsworthy stories which deserve the attention of a rational generation.