The Murugamath here is making sincere efforts for the uplift of the poor and downtrodden people in society under the guidance of Shivamurthy Muruga Sharana, Krishnammal Jagannathan of Tamil Nadu, recipient of Padma Shri awar, has said.
Speaking at a mass marriage function organised by the math here on Saturday, Ms. Jagnnathan said that she was a staunch follower of Gandh’s principles and had made sustained efforts throughout her life to ensure that the interests of women were protected in the country and they were given equal responsibilities.
“There are plans to construct 5,000 houses for tsunami-affected families and agricultural land has been provided to more than 15,000 women under government schemes to make them earn their livelihood,” she said.
Presiding over the function, Shivamurthy Muruga Sharana said that Ms. Jagannathan was a model to others in the society and one should have the courage like her to face all odds in life. In recognition of her valuable services, she had been honoured with the Padma Shri, Jamunalal Bajaj awards, Alternative Nobel prize of Sweden and Indira Gandhi Award, he said.
He advised the 28 couples who tied the knot, to lead a contented life.
“People should involve in spiritual activities in order to achieve mental peace and lead a contented life,” the math head said.