The youth wing of BJP’s Kashmir Unit Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) Wednesday organized a blood donation camp at Sub District Hospital Khanabal, Anantnag under week-long program Seva Saptah.
Around dozens of BJYM volunteers donated their blood in the day-long camp. They said donating blood was important to save precious lives at the eventualities.
On the occasion, BJP’s vice president and ex MLA Sofi Yousuf said, “As part of 70th birthday celebrations of our beloved leader and PM Narendra Modi, BJP is organizing the birthday celebrations as ‘Seva Saptah’ throughout the country which is Deendayal Upadhyaya Jayanti, week-long celebrations, feeding the poor and also providing groceries and clothes to needy people.”
On the occasion, UT Spokesperson Altaf Thakur appreciated BJYM volunteers for donating their blood.
“Such activities inculcate the spirit of social activism among the people. We should always be ready for such occasions,” he said.
BJP Kashmir Media In-charge and senior leader Manzoor Bhat said such camps are need of the hour and now every year they will be conducting such events in the valley.
“These events give us a feeling of unity and encourage us to serve for the society,” he said.
Bhat also highlighted the importance of blood donation which can help save thousands of lives and inspired the volunteers to come forward for the cause of humanity.
He emphasized to provide awareness among people and said, “Blood donation is the best donation”.
“I thank BJYM members for doing great social work for the sacred cause of humanity. I hope that the morcha will continue its social responsibilities in future also,” Bhat said.
UT General Secretary BJYM, Bilal Parray said, “People, by donating blood, come to know the value of human life irrespective of caste, creed, religion, and gender. He said the harmless action can save a life and humanity.”
“Blood donation is considered one of the ‘highest charities’ as it saves the life of another human being,” Parray said.
“If the youth of society are aware and are doing this social service, we can also expect from a common citizen to come forward to donate blood for the cause of humanity,” he added.
The others members who were present on the occasion included District President's Wajhat Hussain, Abid Hussain, Publicity Secretary Arif Raja, Election Incharge Asif Masoodi, National Council Member's Rafiq Wani, Anwar Khan, Wasim Raja, South Kashmir Incharge Youth, Shakoor Meer District President Shopian, Zubair Kulgami District President Kulgam, Sameer Ahmad District President Anantnag, and Syed Lateef District President Pulwama.