Celebrating Matrudin on Occassion of beloved Mummyji, Late Mrs. Pushpalata D. Patil’s birth anniversary
On the 5th of July, 2018 we celebrated the magnanimous occasion of our very beloved Mummyji, ‘Late Mrs. Pushpalata D. Patil’s birth anniversary at the HMCT Auditorium. Mummyji was an epitome of grace, humility and positive exuberance which ever so reflected in her love for children and the entire D.Y.Patil campus faculty and staff.
The event was graced by the presence of our beloved Dada sahib, ‘Hon. Dr.D.Y. Patil’ Sir, Guest of Honour Mr. Laxmanrao Dhobale, Mr. Vilasrao Vaidande, respected President Hon. Dr. Vijay D. Patil, Managing Trustee Hon. Mrs. Shivani V. Patil, Hon. Dr.Nandita Palshetkar and Vice Chancellor respected Dr.Shirish Patil.
Dada Saheb Hon.Dr. D.Y. Patil’ Sir bestowed upon us very inspirational words of wisdom and shared with us some of his fondest memories of Mummyji.
Mr. Laxmanrao Dhobale who was the former Minister of Education of the Government of Maharashtra inspired every one with his pragmatic views on life’s lessons leaving the audience awestruck.
Many of us may have had the glorious opportunity to thread life’s journey with Mummyji as family, friend, mentor and many of us bask in her glorious momentous memories.
Dr. Mrs. Nandita Palshetkar, who is one of the leading obstetrician, gynaecologist and IVF specialist of the country shared with us fond memories of her formative years under the ever so watchful eye of Mummyji and how Mummyji influenced her life, making her the strong-successful woman that she is today.
A heart warming song performance belted out by the young singing stars from the DnyanPushpa Vidyaniketan School- CBSE board and a soul-stirring speech by student Miss Amreen Kauchali from the State board left the audience moved.
For all his meticulous and painstaking perseverance at the Ambi Campus, Mr. Arjun Patil was awarded with the first place of the ‘Vanashree Green Campus Award’ by the State Government of India and a token of appreciation of one lakh rupees by our respected President Hon. Dr. Vijay D. Patil.
Mummyji was a figure of pure golden solitude and a beacon of great virtues that enabled her to touch more lives than she ever knew and in turn paved the path for all of us to embark on the journey of greatness and as a tribute to her, the Dept. of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics, D.Y.P.U., School of Dentistry, inaugurated the ‘Pushpalata Maatru Madhur Hasya Yojna’ for all the Mother’s seeking beautiful orthodontic smiles in the august presence of all our esteemed Dignitaries
In honor of Mummyji’s love for children the Pediatric Department of the D.Y.P.U. School of Medicine distributed gifts to the patients in the Pediatric ward spreading abundant joy.
Mummyji’s exquisitely wonderful aura lives on through her selfless and untiring work and the fond memories she created.
Salute to her and her spirit that lives on in each and every one of us!
-Dr. Veera Sawant
Final Year P.G. student
Dept. of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics
D.Y.P.U. –School Of Dentistry