21 employees including clerks, drivers and conductors, who retired on May 31, were given a warm farewell by the BEST employees under the auspices of the Deonar Depot Utsav Mandal.

Present and former BEST office bearers and officials graced the occasion.

Aaba Vittal Ranaware, one of the retired drivers, an ardent lover of trees, environmental activist was recognized as one of the first 16 extra-ordinary ordinary citizens by Mumbai Mirror of The Times of India group. Aaba is also a healer using home grown herbals, who continues to serve several citizens in his neighbourhood.