Mrs Meena Dhamija, Wife of Dr. (Col.) R.M. Dhamija, Neurologist, was well known amongst the medical fraternity at large. Born and brought up in an army family background she worked as a Social Worker from a very young age. One of the quote from her own collection of personal diary reads as :-.
Help Ever – Hurt Never.
With this kind of vision & motto she always worked for the upliftment of the poor children and society at large. She taught the children of soldiers in various Armed Forces Welfare Schools initially as a teacher and thereafter as Principal at the Base Hospital Welfare School Delhi Cantt, voluntarily. In addition to the above she used to look after needy patients and their families.
She worked for various welfare centers run for families of jawans for their upliftment. She had a very special inclination to help the down trodden section of the society.
In addition to the above she was a religious and pious, homely house wife and played her role as a daughter, mother, grand mother and wife besides a friend to one and all with utmost dedication. Every one knew her for her selfless love. She was an innocent, and a noble soul, a disciplined soldier with an incomparable sensitivity towards human beings. Meena Ji always aimed for perfection at work but had a calm magnetic personality. She was able to establish a special relationship with every person she knew.
An avid reader, she used to collect religious quotations and verses. She was an admirer of God’s nature and had her personal collection of such materials where she used to spend her leisure time, which was always short. Again one of the quote from her collection which is relevant in the context is as under:-
“ Blessed are pure in heart for they shall see God”
However she departed suddenly in the prime of her youth on June 29, 2002.for eternal peace. May God bless her soul.