Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, April 19:
Bhubaneswar Round Table 53 (BRT53) yesterday took 40 orphans and deprived kids from slums of Odisha on an air travel to Vizag to make their long cherished dream of air travel come true.
“I was trying to complete my study last night; however, I could hardly focus. I never thought I would be able fly someday. It still feels like a dream,” said Subash Pradhan, a student of Class-IX excitedly before boarding the plane.
The kids, along with their assistants and representatives of BRT53, left for Vizag from Biju Patnaik International Airport of Bhubaneswar at about noon. The tour was planned in assistance with Sirajuddin & Co and Indigo Airlines.
“The kids were taken to amusement park, kids zone and experienced a 3D movie in a shopping mall. It’s not only about fulfilling their fantasy of experiencing a flight, but also making them realize that nothing is impossible,” said Chairman of BRT53 Parinit Singh.
It may be mentioned that, BRT53 hds earlier sponsored similar programmes and has taken deprived kids on tour of New Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Vizag.
The organization has been providing for education of children and has built 1500 schools all over India through a programme named ‘Round Table India Freedom for Education’.
In Odisha, while they have completed building two schools, plans are afoot to renovate the Station Bazaar school here.