Charaibeti Gaighata Samity

Regd. No. S/99235 of  2000 – 2001

A Multipurpose Social Welfare Society

Charaibeti Charaibeti – a hymn of Aitareya Upanishad. A powerful and potent word which intrueUpanishadic style exhorts one to move on and keep going!


“Charanbai madhu vindati charantsvadu mudambaram.

Suryasya pasya sreemanam yo na tandrayate charan.

Charaiveti, charaiveti.” (Aitareya Upanishad, 7.15)

[“The honey bee, by its motion, collects honey, and birds enjoy tasty fruits by constant movement. The sun is revered, by virtue of its constant shining movement; therefore, one should be constantly in motion. Keep moving, keep moving on!”]

Lord Buddha used to conclude his discourses and sermons everyday with these words : Charaibeti, Charaibeti, meaning, oh traveller, march along, march along.

Gaighata is a Block in Bangaon subdivision of North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal, situated on the banks of the river Jamuna and

Ichamati. It has 7 census towns and 13 village panchayats covering nearly 245 square km area with 3 lakhs population.

Bangaon is a subdivision of North 24

Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal with 10 lakhs population.

After inspiring by hymn ‘Charaibeti’, a group of self devotional people of Gaighata formed ‘Charaibeti Gaighata Samity’ on 14 March 2000. It is a multipurpose

social welfare society to give service for under privileged people through Self Help Groups. Here, it is mentioned that 2,175 SHGs are working in Gaighata Block.

‘Charaibeti Gaighata Samity’ always coordinate and try to work with them to reach a large section of the society as much as possible.