On the eve of 67th Independence day celebration at Palayamkottai Central Prison by Global Network for Equality, Play Therapy Materials were gifted to Psychiatric ill Inmates.

Welcome Board at Prison School

Welcome Board at Prison School

The program has begun by national flag hoisting by Dr.Sathya Jegannathan, Chief Pediatrician at Tirunelveli Medical College Hospital with presence of Mr.K.Kanagaraj, Superintendent of Palayamkottai Central Prison and his colleagues, Additional Superintendent, Jailors, Warders and Inmates. A colorful flag pole was decorated near prison school premises. All of us respected national flag and remembered our Freedom fighters.

Standing for National Anthem

Standing for National Anthem

Later we all moved to Meditation central hall where the stage were arranged nicely for independence day celebration. Followed by National anthem we stood for remembering and respecting our national freedom fighters.

Guest of Honor by Dr.Sathya Jegannathan

Guest of Honor by Dr.Sathya Jegannathan

Guest of Honor Dr.Sathya Jegannathan Chief Pediatrician, Tirunelveli Medical Collage Hospital is delivering speech on her own parent’s prison life experience during the freedom fight as a Sarvodhaya Couple and Freedom fighters.She has also explained what has motivated her to become a doctor (pediatrician) Although she got rare opportunity to live under parental care because her parents spent time in prison as freedom fighters. She never worried about the social stigma showed to her at her childhood due to her parents prison life. Her parents advised her to study well to help the sick people as a doctor. This mantra made her to become a doctor.

Independence day speech by Dr.Sathya Jegannathan, daughter of Sarvodhaya Couple

Independence day speech by Dr.Sathya Jegannathan, daughter of Sarvodhaya Couple

Mr.K.Kanagaraj, Superintendent of Palayamkottai Central Prison is delivering speech on the eve independence day celebration. He also urged all inmates to try to become national assets by remembering our national leaders how much their contributions which made us to live prosperity

Mr.K.Kanagaraj Superintendent of Prison in Palayamkottai

Mr.K.Kanagaraj Superintendent of Prison in Palayamkottai

Independence day message by Superintendent

Independence day message by Superintendent

Mr.K.R.Raja, Medical & Psychiatric Social Worker from GNE, has stressed upon the point where the freedom lies for a person. Freedom is all about internal, not an external thing – Freedom lies on well thinking of a person and his / her good behavior. This is a message for everyone of us to understand on this eve of independence day celebration.

 Mr.K.R.Raja, Medical & Psychiatric Social Worker from GNE


Mr.K.R.Raja, Medical & Psychiatric Social Worker from GNE

Additional Superintendent Mr.Tamilselvam, Jailor Mr.Krishnaraj, Mr.P.K.Saravanan and Mr.G.Balaguru Tamiraparani Rotary club members from Tirunelveli, Mr.Prasad Krishnan from Pondicherry, Mr.Murugan from Tirunelveli are among other dignitaries. At last Play Therapy Materials gifted to Inmates by GNE, We extend great thanks to the employees of PRECISION CONTROLS, 20, SIDCO Industrial Estate, Ambattur, Chennai – 600098 for their contribution to buy these gifts for inmates.

Play Therapy Materials gifted to inmates by GNE

Play Therapy Materials gifted to inmates by GNE

To engage psychiatric ill inmates into Recreational Therapy

To engage psychiatric ill inmates into Recreational Therapy

Additional Superintendent of Prison

Additional Superintendent of Prison

Sections of Audience

Sections of Audience

An Inmate is giving keynote address

An Inmate is giving keynote address

Well disciplined inmates

Well disciplined inmates

Inmates also standing outside of the overcrowded room

Inmates also standing outside of the overcrowded room

Very Keen listeners

Very Keen listeners

one Carom Board on behalf of Rotary Club and Five volley balls and net, One Foot Ball, Carom Board were gifted by GNE  to engage inmates into recreational therapy. Later sweets distributed to inmates sponsored by Rotary Club of Tamiraparani, Tirunelveli

Play Materials Bill

Play Materials Bill

We at GNE convey thanks to all supporters


1 thought on “67th Independence Day Celebration at Prison by GNE”

S Thilak Raj · August 22, 2013 at 8:54 am

good job Guys

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