|Hats off to mother of 57 'daughters': Nita Ambani|
|Friday, 24 February 2012 02:38|
JALANDHAR: When Nita Ambani, wife of the world's richest Indian Mukesh Ambani, visited Unique Home here on Thursday, she was humbled by the greatness of its founder Parkash Kaur, a simple woman full of love and piety, and who has 57 'daughters'.
Parkash has been looking after these abandoned girls since 1991 in this home, which she set up with the help of some other kind-hearted persons.
Nita first met Parkash last year during in Mumbai where the former was conferred with an award.
''Parkash ji told described them as her daughters not her adopted children. Her love for the girls and genuineness touched my heart, and I promised to visit her home," Nita said, explaining what brought her here.
"She is a lamp of hope and a real hero and coming here has been a great experience," she remarked. "Parkash ji is ensuring that all her daughters get opportunities in their lives, and is focusing a lot on their education and upbringing. During my interaction with these girls I found that she has made them to believe in themselves and they exude confidence," she said.
Nita also promised to take all the "daughters of the Home" to watch IPL matches at her expense. Later, she visited the upcoming Home in Badshahpur village on Nakodar road. This one runs with donations from philanthropists, many of whom include NRIs, and 12 girls brought up here have already been married off.
After enjoyed the girls' performance on 'Tare Zameen Pe' and 'Bam Bam Bole', she joined them in doing Dandia.
The children asked her about Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan and Amitabh Bachchan, and she promised to convey their messafe to the stars.
source: Times of India