By Vivek, Chandigarh, June 15: A blood donation camp was organized by Shri Shiv Kawar Mahasangh, Mahadevpur, Saketri in collaboration with All India
Medical Lab Technologists’ Association and Leather Zone, Sector 17,
Chandigarh. Every year June 14, 2011 is celebrated as WORLD BLOOD DONOR DAY to mark Birth day of Karl Land Steiner, the Nobel Prize winner,
who discovered the A, B, O, AB blood group system, which laid the
foundation of Blood Transfusion Services.Blood donation camp was inaugurated by Shri Lalit Siwach, Additional Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh. While addressing the blood donors of the camp, Mr. Siwach said that there is no donation bigger than the blood donation in the world and people should participate in the camps as blood donation does not have an ill effect on the donors’ health.
On this occasion the Chairman of Shiv Kawar Mahasangh, Shri Rakesh Sangar called upon the youths to participate with full enthusiasm for this noble cause. He said that the youth should also inspire other people for blood donation. He said that “blood donation” is the biggest donation.
Mr. Rajiv Kumar, State Secretary of All India Medical Lab Technologists’ Association said that in today’s fast life the accidents have become very common and therefore blood is needed to save priceless human life.
Mr. Avtar Singh Salaria and Mr. Sanjeev Chadha expressed their gratitude to the blood donors and appealed to other people to participate in this life saving campaign. Whenever and wherever such blood donation camps are organized, everybody should actively participate in blood donation so that the needy receive blood in time and precious lives could be saved. During the camp, Mr. Shamsher Singh of AIMLTA also appealed the people to donate blood. On this occasion Mr. Rocky Daniel, Mr. Ramesh Gautam, Mr. Rajeev Sharma and other prominent persons of Chandigarh, Panchkula and Mohali were also present.