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JammuWaffa Foundation organizes blood donation camp

Waffa Foundation organizes blood donation camp


NL Correspondent
, Jan 07

On the eve of third death anniversary of former Chief Minister of J&K, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Waffa Foundation organised a blood donation camp here at Bahu Plaza. The camp was organized by Parvez Waffa, social activist and Founder Waffa Foundation in the memory of former Chief Minister. On the occasion, Safina Baig, President Women Wing PDP was the Chief Guest while MLC Yasir Rishi and Dinesh Gupta, Honorary Secretary Indian Red Cross Society Jammu were also present. To motivate the youth towards the blood donation, both the dignitaries donated blood during their visit to the camp. About 100 volunteers donated blood. Safina Baig, in her address, appreciated the initiative taken by Waffa Foundation by organising the blood donation camp. She said blood donated in this camp will save hundreds of live and donating blood is always a noble cause. He appealed to the youth of the State to always involve themselves in such types of events instead of indulging in drugs related activities. MLC Yasir Rishi also complemented the Waffa Foundation for holding the blood donation camp. He urged the youth to participate such type of event which will promote the social cause. Speaking on the occasion, Parvez Waffa said that the path shown by the Mufti Mohammad Sayeed is reaping fruits today. He appealed to the Governor Satya Pal Malik to make blood donation one time mandatory for applicants of driving licence. He said that in the western countries it is mandatory that the applicants of driving licence should donate their blood one time. He motivated the youth to come forward as blood donation is like giving another life to somebody because there is no alternative to blood. He also said that it is 's greatest charity. He said that blood donation save many lives. He urged the people to participate in this noble cause and donate their blood. Among others who were present include Jahanzaib Sirwal, Azhar Hashmi, Narender Sharma, Rajat Randhawa, Javaid Khan, Sumit Singh, Amir Raja, Sheil Khan, Farhan, Azlan Dolwal, Vinod Sharma, Adnan Malik, Dr Kamil Malik, Gurpreet Singh, Jassi Gandhi, Sohail Thakur, Hitesh, Amit Sharma.

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