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CM attends 4 blood donation camps in city; Emphasizes on donating blood voluntarily


BY TC News Desk

Agartala, March 26: Chief Minister Prof Dr Manik Saha on Sunday attended four blood donation camps organized by the 7-Ramnagar mandal, 8-Town Bardowali mandal, Lions Club of Agartala, and Rotaract Club of Agartala Central in collaboration with IMA-TSB in different parts of the capital city.

Addressing the camps, CM Dr Saha said “I am very happy that in response to my appeal, various clubs, social organizations and organizations across the state are coming forward to donate blood voluntarily. Blood donation means donation of life, voluntary blood donation is the only option to meet the need of blood.”

“There is no greater donation than donating blood, your donated blood can bring back life to many sick patients. Any healthy person can donate blood every three months if there is no particular physical problem. There is no greater donation than donating blood, your donated blood can bring back life to many sick patients”, he added.

Congratulating the party workers of two assembly constituencies, Dr Saha said “I am overwhelmed by the large scale spontaneous participation of the karyakartas in the Blood Donation Camp organized by the mandal committees of 8-Town Baradowali and 7-Ramnagar. This blood donation is a reflection of the commitment of the organizers towards social work. I applaud their initiative. The need for blood can be met only through voluntary blood donation.”

“Due to the elections, some shortage of blood was observed in various blood banks in the state. The people of the state were urged to come forward to donate blood. Responding to that call, blood donation camps are being held in different parts of the state”, he also added.

In the blood donation camps, Dr Saha was accompanied by BJP state president Rajib Bhattacharjee, MLA Surajit Datta, AMC Mayor Dipak Majumder, BJYM state vice-president Vikki Prasad, 8-Town Bardowali mandal president Sanjay Saha, Ramakrishna Math and Mission, Viveknagar secretary Swami Shubhakarananda Maharaj and others were present.

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