CHITHRA Don Bosco organized Child Rights Rally on the occasion of Children’s Day on November 14, 2010 to create awareness on children’s rights in the public. Mrs D.K. Sheela (President, Child Welfare Committee, Chitradurga District) inaugurated the rally. Fr Anil D’sa (Director of CHITHRA) flagged it off which passed through the heart of the city and ended at DC Office premises. Children of CHITHRA Child labour rehabilitation Center, Savio Bhavan boarding, Evening study center, Government boys’ home, and Child rights clubs of Don Bosco schools took part in the rally.
Inaugurating the Child Right symposium, Mr. Jaya Swamy (Deputy Director, Department of Women and Child Development) said, “Love, Childhood, education and protection are the birth rights of all children.” Mrs. D.K. Sheela (President of Child Welfare Committee) presented a paper on child rights and different Acts in favour of children. Other members of CWC were also present for the programme. “Don Bosco, the father and friend of youth, lived and died working for the welfare of the children and today his followers at Don Bosco, Chitradurga imitate his example,” said Fr Anil D’sa (Director –CHITHRA) during his presidential speech.
For the children the day was marked with lots of competitions, fun and entertainment. They were given gifts, sweets, sumptuous meal and were made happy.
Fr Anil D’sa SDB