THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Capital city will host a variety of programmes to mark the Independence Day.Club MB India has announced a rally of Mercedes Benz cars on the day. Member of erstwhile Travancore Royal Family Aswathi Thirunal Gowri Lakshmi Bayi will flag off the rally at Kowdiar Palace at 2.30 p.m. About 50 Mercedes Benz cars will participate in the rally which will be led by Marthanda Varma of the erstwhile royal family.The rally will be followed by a blood donation camp will at Technopark.
Regional Transport officer B Muraleekrishna and research and development engineer Sivakumar will take classes on road safety. Club patrons Marthanda Varma, Reni Koyippuram, president R Prakash Nair, vice-president Unniraja TI, secretary S J Sanjeev and joint secretary Vinoy George Mathew will attend.
Prakash Nair said the club will sponsor a lunch for the children of Rotary Institute for Children in Need for special care.
A beach visit
Ocean Love, a CSR initiative of Uday Samudra Hotel, will facilitate a beach visit for the children of Centre for Rehabilitation of differently-abled (Polio Home) on August 14 evening. The children will be taken to the Shanghumugham beach on the day. Special guests to be present on the occasion include Mayor VK Prasanth, Tourism Director P Bala Kiran, CRD (Polio Home) Bishop Rt Rev A Dharmaraj Rasalam, Uday Samudra CMD Rajasekharan Nair and Polio Home Director (CRD) CK Mohandas.