Liberians Pour Praises On Upjit S. Sachdeva For His Humanitarian Gesture

Honorary Consul General of India to Liberia, Mr. Upjit S. Sachdeva

Residents of Via Town, the suburb of Monrovia say they are grateful to the Honorary Consul General of India to Liberia, Mr. Upjit S. Sachdeva for his endless humanitarian support to their community, and his care for the wellbeing of the residents, particularly the less fortunate people including the elderly, children and the disabled.

The residents speaking to the GNN in their queues to receive food deliciously prepared by caterers hired by Mr. Sachdeva, affectionately call ‘Jeety’, said they are delighted to have the Honorary Consul General to Liberia as their neighbor, who they described as a man without border through his endless humanitarian services to the most needy.

The feeding program launched by Mr. Sachdeva  has entered its three years with number of individuals who are been fed on a weekly basis increasing by the day with dozens of people including the elderly, children and even the disabled are catered to who take away delicious plate of rice, water and pack of juices for the little ones.

Our staff who was on the scene said he saw dozens of children, the disabled and the less fortunate elderly serving them with food, while the India Consul General who is also a businessman  was helping in the process; making sure that each and every one who turned out was served.

“Words are inadequate to express for the level of caring this man has, giving our people free food. We are indeed pleased with him, and prayed that God will make him prosper in what venture he is involve,” one of the elderly who spoke to our staff  with a plate of rice in his hands said.

According to the residents they are fed five days a week, and noted that approximately 800 individuals are benefiting from this kind gesture of this India Honorary Consul General.

Effort by our staff to speak to Mr. Sachdeva regarding his initiative designed to helping  the most needy did not materialized due to his engagement with the children, the elderly and the disabled serving them with food.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.