Patna: Patna observed Red Cross Day on Sunday by taking out a number of rallies to spread awareness about the importance of donating blood in the lack of which many patients die regularly at hospitals across the state.
Speaking on the occasion, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Union Minister Dr. C. P. Thakur said that serving the interest of the humanity without any discrimination based on caste, race, or religion should be the goal of all.
Emphasizing the unbelievable role that the Red Cross plays in any emergency situation, Dr. Thakur urged the students to associate themselves with the humanitarian organization and be prepared to offer help to those who need it.
Meanwhile, at the Kargil Chowk, students and citizens of Patna formed a human chain in support of the Red Cross. The Director of the Patna chapter of the Red Cross R B P Yadav paid floral tribute to the founder of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement Henry Dunant at the Red Cross Bhawan near Gandhi Maidan.
Noted physician Dr. A A hai, Dr. R. N. Singh, Dr. D K Srivastava, Dr. Ajay Kumar, Dr. B B Sinha, Dr. S J Ashraf, Dr. Shaibal Guha and several other prominent doctors were present on the occasion.BLOG COMMENTS POWERED BY DISQUS