LATE SHRI ADIKANDA KAR
Late Shri Adikanda Kar, the inspiration behind the making of ADIRE passed away on 23 Mar 06 at the age of 84. Born an orphan and brought up in rural surroundings in Orissa, India, Shri Adikanda Kar lived in many states of India before settling in an isolated village called Jahangirabad. He always had the urge of helping the poor and the needy. Throughout his life, he fought for the rights of the poor people many a time sacrificing his personal wealth and family life.