homage to gwal bapa: Rehmat Khan Solanki – a selfless life long animal healer, char village, Gujarat


Rehmat khan bhai is no more but his values, eternal love for animals, selfless service to treat sick animal freely willAlways be sustained. he never asked for any fee, if someone offered something, he would take but never ask fr it. Once a farmer took him on scooter to get his animal treated. Rehmat khan Bhai, popularly known as gwal bapa went and did the treatment. The farmer did not offer to drop him back, without complaining, he walked back. He was honoured by Honey Bee NetworkSRISTIGujarat Grassroots Innovation Augmentation Network after which his village also honoured him. Whole village, all the communities kept a prayer in goshala after his departure. This is the true secular spirit of our country. At the core level, there is a huge respect for those who contribute to public good, no matter which faith they belong to. We salute his spirit and pray that this inclusive culture sustains He had accompanied us in many Shodhyatras. Amrut Bhai, one of the senior most colleagues of hbn represented us at the mourning meet. May his soul rest in peace May his selfless service fr animal healing & well being be always remembered Om shanti


Visiting Faculty, IIM Ahmedabad & IIT Bombay and an independent thinker, activist for the cause of creative communities and individuals at grassroots, tech institutions and any other walk of life committed to make this world a more creative, compassionate and collaborative place