Jamshedpur: A meeting of East Singhbhum Zila Marwari Sammelan was held at Shiv Mandir, Sakchi, on Monday. It was convened to discuss ways to eradicate various social evils plaguing the Marwari community.
Presiding over the meeting, district president Umesh Sah said that a united effort should be made to stop alcoholism, exhibitionism and extravagance in weddings. Unnecessary expenditure in wedding parties should not be encouraged, he said.
District general secretary Ashok Modi said all members should take a pledge to stop wastefulness during weddings.
Three members of the outfit, Umesh Sah, Rani Agrawal and Suresh Agrawal took a pledge to do away with social evils in their families.
Those present at the meeting included Bajrang Lal Agrawal, Om Prakash Ringsia, Deepak Parikh, Rani Agrawal, Mamata Murarka, Anju Chaitani, Sushila Agrawal, Shankar Agrawal, Vijay Khemka, Mahavir Agrawal, Suresh Agrawal, Sunil Saraiwala, Sanjay Agrawal and Kailash Agrawal.