Chandigarh

BLOOD DONATION CAN BE PRECIOUS IN GIVING A NEW LEASE OF LIFE: MAYOR RAJESH KALIA

October 13, 2019 08:33 PM

Manimajra (Face2News)

With the blessing of Nirankari Satguru Mata Sudiksha Ji Maharaj, Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation organised the 17th Blood Donation Camp at Sant Nirankari Bhawan, Mauli Jagran on Sunday where in 178 Nirankari devotees including 25 women contributed to this noble cause by donating blood. The camp was inaugurated by Mayor, Chandigarh administration, Shri Rajesh Kalia ji.

178 NIRANKARI DEVOTEES INCLUDING 25 WOMEN DONATE BLOOD 

Addressing the donors on this occasion, Shri Kalia Ji said, "Every drop of blood is not only precious for life but is a supreme gift in giving a new lease of life. It is a matter of pride for any human being that he or she has the ability to give this gift of life to another human being. This is why blood donation is considered to be the supreme donation." Applauding the Mission for its selfless service toward social welfare, in the way of cleanliness drives, plantation drives, international yoga day, and more, Shri Kalia Ji stated with expectations that the Mission will continue its contribution towards social welfare by way of these noble tasks.

 Further to this, Sanyojak Chandigarh Branch, Shri Navneet Pathak Ji said," Nirankari Mission shows the greatest initiative in voluntary blood donations among all organisations and Missions in the world. The Mission, with the blessing of Satguru Mata Sudiksha Ji Maharaj, has donated more than 10 lakhs units of blood, so far, besides contributing in the way of cleanliness drives, plantation drives, and volunteering during natural disasters, for which the Mission's devotees are always enthusiastic."

Manimajra Mukhi Shri Devendra Bhajni Ji expressed his gratitude toward Chandigarh Mayor Shri Rajesh Kalia Ji, the teams from the hospitals and all donors and further reiterated Baba Hardev Singh Ji's words', "Blood should flow in veins, not in drains," and that all devotees are always prepared for this service to humanity.

The camp was organised with the assistance of an 18- member team from the Blood Transfusion Medicine Department, P.G.I.M.E.R, under the guidance of Dr. Harikrishan Dhawan, along with a team from Blood Bank Government Multispecialty Hospital, Sector 16, under the guidance of Medical Officer Dr. Shivani.

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