PANAJI: Whilst paying tributes to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary, the Aldona Block Congress Committee on Friday distributed fruits, water bottles and face masks to the public.
The Aldona Block Congress distributed fruits to ‘Home for the Aged at Aldona’ and distributed masks and provided mineral water bottles at Primary Health Center- Aldona. The masks were also given to medical staff.
Knowing the importance of spreading awareness of wearing masks to stop the spread of COVID-19, the Aldona Block Congress members also visited market areas and distributed masks.
The Aldona Block Congress observed the death anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi and later visited several areas to spread awareness of COVID.
“Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was known for his contribution in various fields like telecom, Panchayati Raj and others. He had always worked for the welfare of society. Congress Party is inspired by his work and will always help people.” Panjikar said.
Ashwin De Souza said that it is the duty of every citizen to help each other in these testing times of COVID, hence we should lend a helping hand. “We should help people in whatever way we can, so they get solace during the sufferings of this COVID attack.” He said.
During the first wave of COVID pandemic, last year, and during lockdown Aldona Block Congress had distributed free Groceries to needy families, provided medicines and other essential things to people.
Now, during the second wave Aldona Block Congress has been actively helping the people by providing oxygen Cylinders, medicines, COVID kits, and pickup and drop facilities.