It was long waiting event were kids of SIP and Anbu Illam was eagerly waiting for this day.
By 8.30 am we reached the gate no. 7 of Chennai Harbour. SIP kids in one cab and Anbu Illam in other and we volunteers on a bike. It was a warm welcome by Banu Pratap and other staff of coast guard.
They arranged a bus from the gate till the ship as we didn’t get pass for a cab.
We reached the coast guard ship were Mr Natarajan (with whom I was interacting in absence of Mr. Adthiya) was ready to receive us even though he was on duty on a different ship.
There were many programs to entertain the kids starting from the puppet and magic show
Then was the whistle orchestra
Then the dance performance
Refreshment was given by coast guards wives association
The kids were taken to the visit entire ship and was also explained how it works.
And the displays of the pictures of coast guard ships, awards etc.
After visiting 3 ships we capture the happy moment by a group pic.
Special thanks: CO Adthiya, Coast guard: for the opportunity
Arun Prabakar: for the initiation
CO Natarajan, Coast guard: for the coordination
CO Jeethu, Coast guard: for coordination and follow-up
Emperors trek: for sponsoring the for the cause