Shravan Kumar Award Ceremony, 2010
For the year 2010, Shravan Kumar award was given on the occasion of Janaki Navami i.e. birth day celebration of Sita Mata in 2011 by Mahavir Mandir Trust.
6 person were handed over Shravan Kumar Awards by the Deputy Chief Minister Shri Sushil Kumar Modi.
The first award of Rs. one lakh was given to Shri Shiv Kumar, who carried his mother to many several pilgrim places in the style of Shravan Kumar. He hails from Vill.+P.O.- Dhangavan, Distt.-Jehanabad.
The second prize of Rs. 50,000/- was given to Shri Uday Kumar Jha of Isahpur (Ramnagar), in Madhubani District.
The Third prize of Rs. 25,000/- was to given to Md. Tufail Ahmad of Inarva village, P.S. Aadapur in East Champaran District.
Others who got Awards of Rs. 5,000/- are
(1) Ms. Amrita Sharma, of Ner in Jehanabad district
(2) Shri Jitendra Kumar Jha of Palimohan in Madhubani district and
(3) Shri Mahendra Singh Kushwaha of Bhagwan Bigha in Rohtas district.
In order to inspire the citizens Mahavir Mandir Trust has instituted Shravan Kumar Puraskar since last year. These awards are meant for those sons/daughters who serve their parents with devotion. This is the first award of this kind in the country.
On this occasion the Dy. Chief Minister Shri Sushil Kumar Modi lauded the various social and charitable activities of Mahavir Mandir Trust and said that the Shravan Kumar Puraskar will go a long way to motivate the young generation to take care of their parents with more sincerity and dedication. The Secretary of the Trust Kishore Kunal said that Mahavir Mandir Trust is one of the largest charitable trusts in Northern India which allots more than ‘ 3 crores on philanthropic projects and makes no distinction in its social services on caste or religion. Justice (Rtd.) S.N.Jha the Chairman of Bihar Human Rights Commission presided over the function and other dignitaries present on the occasion included Justice (Rtd.) Rajendra Prasad, Justice (Rtd.) P.K. Sinha, Dr. Rajiva Tandan, Shri V.S. Dube, Dr. S.S. Jha, Dr. J.K. Singh and Dr. S.C. Mishra. Vote of thanks was proposed by justice (Rtd.) Rajendra Prasad.