SARASWATI KUNJ AWAKEN FORUM
Minutes of the meeting held on 22nd February 2014 at Gandhi Peace Foundation
Another meeting of the Saraswatikunj Awaken Forum was convened on 22nd February 2014 at 5:30pm at Gandhi Peace Foundation, New Delhi. The meeting was attended more than 150 members. The meeting was chaired by Prof. Khan, from Jamia MilliaIslmia University India along with other respected members including, Brig. Bhasin, Lt Gen R.K Suri,pvsm Mr. BalrajVachcher, Mr. S.K. Gagroo, Ex GM SBI, Ms. Ishita Bouri, Mr. Chand Anand Dr N P Sharma ex Principle & Director of Institute of Cooperation,New Delhi and Mrs. Mrinal Pandey, Chairperson, PrasarBharati. Government of India
The meeting had begun with recital of Gayatri Mantra. The members were briefed about the background of the Forum and its initiatives taken up after formal underTrust Registration No. 2716 Year 2012-2013 with introduction of trustee namely Mr. N.K. Bhutani, Mr. Amit Jain and Mr. D.C. Gupta.
Convener welcomed the members and informed that the purpose of Forum is to unite members on one platform and efforts is being made to develop a holistic environment so that we can resolve our issues with mutual discussion and not through court. In this process the trustees are in process of contacting members through one another and request all attendees that they should discuss the meeting outcomes with other members whom they know. A special request was placed to all members that they should come forward and give their suggestion at the meetings or via email to the organisers for betterment of the society.
At the start of meeting, Ms. Ishita Bouri presented a bouquet to Mrs. Mrinal Pandey.
The Chairperson, Prof. Khan welcome the members on joining the meeting and share his past experience of the society and requested that members would like to know the current status of society and request that speaker should speak on the issue.
Mr. Balraj Vachchar informed that members that the process of election of society is going to be start in near future, so all members should contact their known members and request that we must identify the honest members for our executive committee. This is the responsibility of the members that they must know the background of the members who will contest. He also pointed out that the land mafia had always played a major role in the election process. That has to be identified and raise the voice against that during the election time. He also stated that we must take a step in releasing the society’s land grabbed by the land mafia. He requested the members that we must support to the Forum for contributing some token amount, so that they can put their effort in uniting our members.
Mr. Chand Anand had highlighted the current status of the society that:
a) 88 Acre land has been acquired by HUDA
b) Issue of 06.10.1996 has been resolved and congratulate the forum for initiation.
c) The next executive committee members will only be elected by the members who have made full payment.
d) He informed that the petition request for cancellation of acquisition order of 88 Acre land of the society has not been accepted by the High Course of Haryana and Punjab. We must request to the society to file petition to the Supreme Court for release of land. In this context, the members must come forward and contribute some token amount to the forum or any group of members which should also submit an intervention petition and higher a qualified lawyer in this regard. He appealed all the members that they should contribute an equal amount of their plot size with minimum Rs. 2500/– per 100sqyd multiply to the size.
Enthusiastically, the members came forward and demanded that Forum should take up this matter on behalf of the members and should accept the contribution in its account.
In this regard, Mr. S.K. Gagroo, Ex GM, SBI requested to the members the contribution can be deposited in the forum’s account or deposit the cheque in the Forum’s account as per detail on the website.
Mr. N.K. Bhutani, described about the status of land case, he also informed that the matter is serious, and the members must come forward to resolve the matter. He especially requested that members should willingly offer their services voluntarily. He told that “we are not suffering because of bad people but suffer more for the silence of the good people”.
Dr. N.P. Sharma requested all the members that this is the time that they must have to wake up and unite and come forward under the umbrella of forum to find out good and wise people for making an honest executive council of the society. He assured that with the honest and competent Managing Committee, society will be able to give plot to each & every member of society.
The meeting ended with a vote of thanks to the chair.
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