This KISSAN DIWAS, HOSH – Helping Our Society Heal, an initiative by Mr. Harish Shetty & the AmbaGopal Foundation in association with TATA Memorial Hospital flagged off its first ever campaign towards an organic state with the ‘HOSH Walk’ today in Mumbai. The walk is the first step of the campaign focused towards banning of harmful chemicals across the country, thus providing healthier living options to combat life-threatening diseases like cancer. The crusade gained tremendous momentum, where over 10,000 citizens of Maharashtra joined the signature campaign from Shivaji Park, Dadar up to Siddhivinayak Temple and back for the cause.
The walk was flagged off by Mrs. Gunwanti Sanghvi, a cancer patient from Tata Memorial Hospital along with Mr. Harish Shetty, Founder AmbaGopal Foundation, Shri Rahul Shewale, Member of Parliament and Mr. S.H. Jafri from Tata Memorial Hospital. The event witnessed over 100 Cancer patients in wheelchairs from the Tata Memorial Hospital, who took part in the walk and carried slogans which read “Poison in every Plate… Save Us”. Over 1000 farmers from nearby districts of Maharashtra and other crusaders championing the cause of organic and chemical free farming attended the event.