Shimla. To commemorate 90th Martyrs Day of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev, a blood and plasma donation Drive ‘Samvedna’ was organized by National Integrated Forum of Artists & Activists (NIFAA), Himachal Pradesh supported by Red Cross Shimla, Inner Wheel, Vikas Nagar Shimla, YWCA, Sewa Smiti Shimla, HMMARAIO at historic Ridge, today. Governor Bandaru Dattatraya inaugurated the camp.
The Governor praised all the voluntary blood donors who donated blood on the occasion. On the sideline of the function, he said that by donating blood on this auspicious occasion, we have paid true tribute to our martyrs. “Blood donation is also a spiritual path by which mankind can be served”, he added.
He urged the people to follow the guidelines regarding COVID-19 issued by the Government and said that we could fight the corona by adopting habits of social distancing, wearing masks and maintaining hygiene. He also distributed certificates to blood donners.
MP and President State BJP Suresh Kashyap, Chairperson State Red Cross Hospital Welfare Section Dr. Sadhana Thakur, former Mayor Kusum Sadret, Deputy Commissioner Shimla Aditya Negi and other prominent people were also present on the occasion.