In continuation to the message I sent earlier, we have decided to take the following measures based on the information currently available to us.
DeMello deMellow is in dire need, given her age and condition, of physical care and assistance. She needs a person to help and assist her with simple household chores. Moving around the house, answering the doorbell or being assisted to the toilet are some of the typical activities for which she needs support. So, we will immediately, and as an interim measure, arrange for a reliable and capable person to be with her on a regular basis. We will then quickly assess her complete needs within the first few days and extend further help on a need basis.
The OCs charter does not provide for anything in the nature of assistance that we now envisage. So, and in order not to delay proceedings, I am setting about opening a bank account jointly in the following names:
Neel Kamal Mehra, Vijay Khurana and B. M. Singh. We will be joint signatories to this account.
The cause is good and there has been a spontaneous out-pouring from several of you, urging the OCA into action. We are responding to these wonderful requests. I will take charge of this matter with assistance from anyone who is willing and capable of offering their time to visit and look after Mrs DeMello. Right now we need contributions and the generous and kind hearted are urged to send in whatever they can voluntarily contribute for Mrs
DeMello’s deMellow’s assistance. This account will be kept only for this purpose and we will render details on the OCA website.
You may send in your cheques written out to any one of the names listed above at the following address:The Old Cottonians Association.
1, Sri Aurobindo Marg, Hauz Khas,
New Delhi 110016 India
Any suggestions will be always more than welcome but right now I would urge you to send in your contributions to ease the life of the wife of a remarkable and outstanding OC who did so much for our country and our School!!
I look forward to hearing from you.
B. M. Singh
May 22nd 2012
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