The Lalit set to support Special Olympics Bharat 2022

 Delhi, Chandigarh: April 5.  The Lalit has joined hands with Special Olympics Bharat as its Happiness Partner for National Health Fest for Divyangjan (people with disabilities) to be held across India. The national health festival aims to screen 75,000 athletes by 7500 medical professionals at 750 sports centres in 75 cities across the country, on April 5 and April 7, 2022.Dr Jyotsna Suri, Chairperson and Managing Director, The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group, has been invited as the Chief Guest. 

The organisation has always supported the disenfranchised and are contributing as happiness partners for the Delhi and Chandigarh chapters.They will be providing breakfast, lunches and snacks at the Aanchal Special School & Ananth Centre for Learning & Development in New Delhi and Government Rehabilitation Institute for Intellectual Disabilities in Chandigarh. With its inception in 2001, Special Olympics Bharat - Delhi currently has over 30,000 Athletes with Intellectual Disability registered.

“We believe that India’s march towards progress and empowerment is incomplete withoutincluding each and every section of the population, especially the most disenfranchised. It isimportant for each and every citizen to join this Inclusion revolution which we havehighlighted on the occasion of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav” - Dr Mallika Nadda, Chairperson,Special Olympics Bharat.Special Olympics Bharat is recognized by the Government of India as a National Sports Federation for the development of sports opportunity for people with intellectual disabilities. The programme has so far drawn a number of coaches to work with 8,50,875 athletes across the country.

The hotel group renowned to usher inclusion for the LGBTQIA+ communities of the country, has several people with disabilities in their team, including India’s first wheelchair bound DJ, visually impaired & autism spectrum pianists across Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi and acid attack survivors, across functions and roles.“The practice of ‘giving back’ and supporting the disenfranchised is deeply ingrained into The Lalit DNA. Being a part of the hospitality industry, we want to be of service to the people, especially the disparage intersections of the society. We are celebrating #AzadiKaAmritMahotsav with the mission to bring the neglected intersections of our society into the fore and are looking forward to being of assistance again,” said Mr Keshav Suri, Executive Director, The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group and Founder of The Keshav Suri Foundation.

The group believes in affirmative action that resonate with the organisation’s core values, i.e., respect for individuals and love for all. With this ethos they are building a discrimination free platform for all. This opportunity is a great way to encourage the participants to achieve their dream regardless of their disabilities and The Lalit is proud to be by their side.