Mysuru, June 25:- The Covid-19 pandemic has pushed the world to an unseen struggle never seen before. Each and everyone has suffered in one way or the other. Several people and organisations have helped people who were in need during the lockdown. Founder of Akshaya Ahara Jolige, Rajendra is one such person.
Rajendra, who hails from Honnamachanahalli in Huliyurudurga of Tumkur district, has been working in Regional Museum of Natural History since 17 years. He started Akshaya Ahara Jolige, an organisation to provide food to needy and poor people. The foundation is providing food to nearly 3,000 people every day. The organisation has been more active since the announcement of Covid-19 lockdown. Sri Ramakrishna Ashram, ISKCON and other organisations have accompanied the foundation.
Women of various apartments prepare chapatis and rotis and hand over the food items to the foundation. The staff of the foundation distribute food to the needy [eople.
Lohith Hanumanthappa, a journalist of Mysuru felicitated Rajendra with a portrait of Mother Teresa, now honoured as Saint Teresa of Calcutta.
Anil Loosi, Krishna, Divya Singh, Manoj and others were present. (MR/KS)