The Dharm Shala, ‘Home of Benevolence for all Races’, located in Albouystown, Georgetown, is today celebrating 100 years of devotion to serving the needy by hosting three days of activities.
Speaking to this newspaper on Monday, the granddaughters of the resident home’s founder, Kella and Pamela Ramsaroop, spoke excitedly of the activities planned to celebrate the monumental achievement.
Kella briefly discussed the history of the Dharm Shala and said that her grandfather, Pandit Ramsaroop Maraj, and a group of men founded the Hindu Religious Society which then founded the Dharm Shala in Albouystown in 1921. The Canje, East Berbice Corentyne branch was added in 1941.
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