On the auspicious occasion of the National Voluntary Blood Donation Day, the school children’s to the BSF jawan all came forward to donate blood at Dharmanagar in Tripura on Monday.
Keeping eye on the National Voluntary Blood Donation Day a program was organized at the Dharmanagar Vivekananda Sardo Satabarshiki Bhawan where Dharmanagar Municipal Corporation Chairperson Shakti Bhattacharjee, Deputy Speaker Biswabandhu Sen, two commandants of 166th BSF battalion and others were present in the program.
Students from eight different schools, NSS Volunteers also remained present in the program.
As a part of the program, a rally was also organized where children’s walked with placards and later trophies were also distributed based on the maintenance of discipline. A total of 35 people donated blood.
However, the donors were motivated by giving a prize for the voluntary performance.
October 1 is celebrated as National Voluntary Blood Donation Day to share the significance of the blood in the life of a person. On 1st of October 1975 it was first celebrated through the Indian Society of Blood Transfusion and Immunohaematology.