Accepting the prayers of the disciples living in Botad, in the Kathiawad region of Gujarat, Acharya Swamishree Maharaj visited the region and held a special assembly as a facet of the upcoming festivals of Shree Abji Bapashree Shatamrut Mahotsav and Shree Vachanamrut Dwishatabdi Mahotsav, which are to be held in November of this year.

Accepting the prayers of the disciples living in Botad, in the Kathiawad region of Gujarat, Acharya Swamishree Maharaj visited the region and held a special assembly as a facet of the upcoming festivals of Shree Abji Bapashree Shatamrut Mahotsav and Shree Vachanamrut Dwishatabdi Mahotsav, which are to be held in November of this year. Acharya Swamishree Maharaj reached the region on Saturday 21 September, and the assembly was held during the morning of Sunday 22 September 2019.

The disciples of Botad and the surrounding villages are mainly families of students who have attended the boarding school in Maninagar in the past, and who are enrolled there at present.

As part of the ongoing charitable projects of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan, sewing machines were donated to poor widows of Botad, so that they can earn a livelihood for their families.