Mukesh Ambani hosts 'Anna Seva' before daughter's wedding
NEW DELHI: Ahead of his daughter's wedding, Indian Mukesh Ambani along with his family, Friday commenced a special 'Anna Seva' to feed 5,100 people, the majority of them with special abilities, over three days.
The 'Anna Seva' is being organised in Udaipur, the city which will host pre-wedding functions of Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal on December 8 and 9.
"As a mark of respect and gratitude to the city of Udaipur, and to seek their blessings for the upcoming wedding of their daughter, the family has commenced a special 'Anna Seva' - taking up the auspicious task of feeding 5,100 people (majority of them with special abilities) three times everyday from December 7-10, to coincide with the pre-wedding functions," a statement by family representative said.
Besides, Mukesh and his wife Nita, Anand's parents Ajay and Swati Piramal and the soon-to-be-wedded couple were present at this 'Anna Seva' function, serving people and interacting with them.
"The Anna Seva functions will continue for four days, from December 7-10 and will be performed three times a day at the Narayan Seva Sansthan, Udaipur," it said.
“Anna Seva”庆典将持续四天，从12月7日至10日，每天将在乌代浦市的Narayan Seva Sansthan进行，一天3场。
In addition, the pre-wedding festivities will also see the setting up of a specially curated exhibit called the Swadesh Bazaar that will showcase 108 traditional Indian crafts and art forms from all different regions of the country for the national and international guests.
此外，婚前庆典期间还将举办一场特别的工艺品展览，名为“Swadesh Bazaar ”，向国内外宾客展示来自印度各地的108种传统手工艺品。
"Presenting the art will be master craftsmen and craftswomen themselves, who are kee these traditional arts alive, creating an interesting experience as also an immersion into the India's cultural heritage," the statement said.
Swadesh Bazaar is a unique concept to encourage the craftsmanship of traditional Indian artisans, especially for a lot of indigenous crafts that need conservation and revival and have been supported by Reliance Foundation over the years. The Foundation aims to broaden and deepen its support to the goals of Swadesh Bazaar on a bigger and more sustainable scale in future.
Swadesh Bazaar 鼓励传统印度工匠的手艺，特别是对于许多需要保护和复兴的本土工艺品，这些工艺品多年来一直得到信实基金会的支持。基金会的目标是在未来更大、更可持续的规模上，扩大和深化对Swadesh Bazaar的支持，以实现其宗旨。
From the rich Kanjeevaram, exclusive Patola, intricate Chikankari to fine Bandhani, exhibits cover over 30 types of textiles and weaves. Depicting folktales and local legends, artists will showcase ancient painting forms like Gond, Madhubani, Phad, Warli and Thangka. Weavers, potters and sculptures from all around the country will make this a mega celebration of art and culture.
"This unique exhibit has not just provided livelihoods to thousands of such artisans, but also giving an opportunity to showcase their rare works from every nook and corner of India, for people's interest, appreciation and support," it added.
译文来源：三泰虎 http://www.santaihu.com/46661.html 译者：Jessica.Wu
Mady - 2 days ago -Follow
performing social responsibilities in good manner
Rama - Mumbai - 2 days ago
They always do social work .There family is in fore front .Good deeds yield good results .Many say negative comments .Those who give negative comments may themselves have contributed anything to poor people .
Bharath - TamilNadu - 2 days ago -Follow
Really good work.
Dinesh Sinha - 2 days ago -Follow
Great respect for late Dhirubhai. Inculcated so much of humility and culture. Hats off to Mukesh bhai.
Bharath Reddy - 2 days ago -Follow
Learning fake show off from his friend Modi on chori ka paisaa
Nageswara Rao S - Hyderabad - 22 hours ago -Follow
at least a small part of the money that is bound to be spent in very lavish manner is being used for good cause Anyway I am one of those speaking who believe these lavish weddings help the economy.
Gopal Sriniwasan - Sydney Australia - 13 hours ago -Follow
A marriage ceremony with a social responsibility. Vow God Bless the Couple and both the families.
feeding the Daridra Narayan''s is the highest form of charity.
Dilip R - 23 hours ago -Follow
Commendable social service.
Shockwave - 1 day ago -Follow
Anna - 2 days ago -Follow
Why not Mukesh gives this money to his beggar real brother Anil who has thrown the public money in the drain?
Mission2019 - 10 hours ago -Follow
Ambanis are good entrepreneurs and good religious people. A good Hindu family is what I will call them. May God bless them. Let us build the nation. Let us raise good children. Let us produce more. Let us help each other.
Swatant - 2 days ago -Follow
Wedding productions and consumptions are undertaxed. Add consumption to GST
Kamalesh Banerjee - Kolkata - 9 hours ago -Follow
Will the other Indians learn from this good gesture towards the poor?
truth is god god is truth - Supreme lord Krishna space - 13 hours ago -Follow
Anna data sukhee bhava is a great Hindu tradition and ethos
CGA ASN - 1 day ago -Follow
He''s a Gujrati than businessman than father, his thinking is as usual, first showcase than briefcase than own case.Rest in between , Indians are gone case