STORY: Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on Monday (February 11) served food to underpriviliged schoolchilren in holy city of Vrindavan of Uttar Pradesh state.
The event was held at city’s Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir campus marking the three billionth meal by NGO Akshaya Patra Foundation. The programme was organised by a non-governmantal organisation, Akshaya Patra Foundation, funded by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON)—a Bengaluru-based not-for-profit organisation, which works with the government on midday meal schemes.
Modi along with state’s Governor Ram Naik and chief, Yogi Adityanath, were seen serving food to the children. Later the Indian Prime Minister was seen chatting with the young students.
Earlier, modi addressed a gathering in the city and felicitated several underpriviliged schoolchildren for their achievments in various fields.