CHANDIGARH 11Dec 2011: The Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation organized a blood donation camp at Sant Nirankari Satsang Bhawan Sector 15-D, Chandigarh. The camp was inaugurated by Brig. P. S. Cheema, Additional Member Incharge, Medical and Social Welfare, Sant Nirankari Mandal, Delhi. He said, “Sant Nirankari Mission is a spiritual Mission which provides God knowledge to all man kind and also contributes to social activities as well.”
Elaborating about the Blood Donation Camps he said that the chain of these camps was started in the year of 1986, in which the Nirankari Baba Hardev Singh ji Maharaj had said, “The blood should flow in veins not in drains.” In execution of His direction, the Nirankari devotees are donating blood regularly. In today’s camp 370 unit blood was donated including 90 ladies.
Brig. Cheema added further, the total 2633 blood donation camps have been organized by the Sant Nirankari Mission since 1986, in which 4,75,527 units were donated. During the year 2011-12, more than 51000 have been donated. The Mission is also contributing in social services likes training in Tailoring & Embroidery, Charitable Dispensary, providing help in Natural Calamities including help to old aged and widows.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. B.S. Cheema ji said that 16 blood donation camps have been organized in the Chandigarh zone till date, in which 4252 units blood have been donated. A Nirankari couple namely Shri. Gurmail Singh and Smt Harjeet Kaur was also honored, who has donated blood 81 and 43 times respectively.
Shri Mohinder Singh ji Parmukh and shri Sohan Singh Banga ji Mukhi Sector 15 area were also present on this occasion. They thank all donors and the blood collecting team led by Dr. Usha Rao from PGIMER, Chandigarh.