Surat: After retirement, teacher Ilaben is giving education to tribal children, also helps the families of soldiers


Generally people like to live a comfortable life after retirement, but a retired teacher from Surat city did not stop teaching children even after retirement. Retired teacher Ilaben Balakrishna Rajguru teaches poor and helpless children of tribal area.

A social organization school in Dang gives many activities to the children

Originally from Bhavnagar, Ilaben Balakrishna Rajyaguru was working as a primary school teacher in a government school in Varachha area of ​​Surat. She retired from duty two years back. But he did not choose to retire. Presently she is the director of a school run by Umiya Dham Trust. Along with this, she also does the work of providing free education to the poor and helpless children who come to the school of social organization of tribal district like Dang.

Doesn’t spend wrong on birthday

Ilaben normally avoids spending by celebrating her birthday. 12 years ago, he thought of soldiers guarding the country at the border. Finally he decided to give financial help to the families of the soldiers on his birthday. That’s why for the last 12 years she has been helping the families of jawans financially on her birthday. Ilaben presented a check of Rs 50,000 to Jai Jawan Nagrik Samiti on her last birthday.

Grandparents had taken part in the freedom struggle

Retired but active teacher Ilaben Rajguru said, My maternal grandparents had participated in the freedom struggle. As a freedom fighter, he endured the oppression of the British and also went to jail. I have grown up watching the events of that time. That’s why I used to think of doing something for the Indian Army since childhood. Because of which I am doing this service today and instead of spending on other useless things on my birthday, I am providing financial support to the families of soldiers who are protecting the country. Both my sons and both daughters-in-law are also social workers. I make a small financial gift to the soldier’s family from the pension amount. I go to Dang Ahwa to teach tribal children and am also providing free service.

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