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Mayor inaugurates  World Homeless Day rally

Mayor inaugurates World Homeless Day rally

Akshaya Foundation and Erode Corporation jointly organized a rally of students in Erode today on the occasion of World Homeless Day. Erode Mayor Nagaratnam Subramaniam flagged off the rally at Erode Kalingarayan's house. It ended at Corporation office. 

The foundation president Naveenkumar said 'Around 17.7 lakh families are living on road side in India without houses. Among them, many are young children. So, the education and mental health of the children living on the road are greatly affected.  One of the growing problems in India is the lack of houses.  In many cities, families live on the side of the highway or under the flyover migrate to other areas during rainy days.

Therefore, the Central and state governments should provide  houses to all the homeless people, he pleaded. and the rally is being held.  Unarvugal president Dr Makkalrajan, Corporation Welfare Officer Dr Prakash, IMA President Vijayakumar, Secretary Saravanan and Selva Charitable Trust Administrator Bharati participated in the event.