Chandigarh, 28th February 2018:
Navsankalp association is a student-run organisation based in the tricity, which makes judicious donations to children below the age of 17 admitted in PGIMER and GMSH-16, whose families can not afford to pay for their treatment. Till date Navsankalp has saved 155 lives by contribuing a sum of about 57 lacs.
Sparkles 2k18, tricity’s biggest ever Charity Fest was held at the Parade Ground sector 17, Chandigarh, on the 28th of February.
The star attraction for the eve was a stellar performance by Ranjit Bawa, the Punjabi music sensation, who enthralled the audience and made sure they jived.
Apart from the celebrated singer, the event was lined up with a number of special performances, foremost among which was a band performance by ‘The Musical Eyes’, an ensemble of visually challenged children from Vatika school. Other performances included NavSankalp Dance Drama by students of the organisation, a captivating Thematic Fashion Show, stand up comedy, cultural dances and more.
The event witnessed a footfall of about 8,000 people, contributing to the noble cause through tickets.
H.E. Shri Kaptan Singh Solanki, Hon’ble Governor of Haryana, presided over the function in the capacity of the Chief Guest. The Guests of Honour included the likes of Mr. Davesh Moudgill, Mayor Chandigarh, who added wisdom and grace to the event.
At the event, NavSankalp donated a sum of 51,000INR for the treatment and operation of a 40 days old baby boy, who is fighting a critical lung disease. The cheque was presented by H.E. Shri Kaptaan Singh Solanki, Hon’ble Governor of Haryana.
Sparkles was a ticketed event and the amount generated by the proceeds will be appropriated towards making donations for saving little children’s lives.