Tisca Chopra, Vikas Khanna and India Gate in a joint effort to provide meals for 5000 families across India

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Published by Chinmay Kulkarni on 12 May 2021

This mother’s day in a joint initiative India Gate & Tisca’s Table by Tisca Chopra came together to help Chef Vikas Khanna’s initiative #FeedIndia with the launch of campaign #IndiaForMothers. To benefit mothers by providing them maximum rice supply. The aim is to benefit 5000 families across the country mostly in cities Varanasi, Vrindavan, Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. Vibha and Global Funds for widows are the two NGO’s helping to make this project successful.

“These are the times when we all need to stand united and fight against this second wave which is stronger. We at Tisca’s table are proud to be a part of the #IndiaForMothers campaign to feed and support our Mothers. I am happy to collaborate with India Gate and Vikas Khanna for this initiative,” said actress Tisca Chopra.

“This all started with the #FeedIndia initiative last year during the pandemic to support my fellow citizens with rations and other necessities. We were able to touch more than 30 million lives. This year with the second wave, the crisis is bigger. #IndiaForMothers helps us not just reach many mothers but also encourages society overall not to neglect them. I extend my gratitude to Tisca for joining forces and India Gate for its continuous support,” Chef Vikas Khanna said.

Ayush Gupta, Business Head, India Gate, said, “At India Gate, we deeply associate ourselves with the old Indian values of sharing and caring for society. #IndiaForMothers is our special initiative this Mother’s Day to show our support and celebrate all the strong women in our lives who we address as ‘Maa’, be it our ‘Maasi’ or ‘Nani Maa’ or ‘Badi Maa’.These are the women who have shaped our lives and it’s time for us to hold their hands in this difficult time and protect them. #IndiaForMothers is our hand folded tribute to all the mothers in need and with Tisca and Vikas joining hands for this, we aim to not just help but sensitize many people towards mothers.”

Laxmi Narayan Tripathi an activist for Transgender said “I am honoured to associate with India Gate’s initiative #IndiaForMothers to reach out to the Transgender community and feed them in these difficult times. I want to thank Tisca Chopra, India Gate and Vikas Khanna for remembering us in these difficult times and doing their bit for the community.”.

#FeedIndia movement have helped over 30 million lives including differently-abled, transgenders, victims of human trafficking, HIV positive patients too.

 

 

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