Delhi (abtaknews.com) April 21, 2017:The Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation will organize 76 blood donation camps across the country on Monday, April 24, 2017 as the Sant Nirankari Mission celebrates the day as Manav Ekta Divas (Human Unity Day) to commemorate the supreme sacrifice of Baba Gurbachan Singh Ji, who laid down his life on this day in 1980. The Mission will also pay tributes to hundreds of devotees who sacrificed their lives for love, truth, peace and unity
The series of the blood donation camps will be inaugurated in Delhi by Nirankari Satguru Mata Savinder Hardev Ji Maharaj. A motor bike rally with about 100 vehicles and 200 members of the Sewa Dal and other devotees will go round various parts of North Delhi to create awareness about this noble cause among citizens.
Besides Delhi, 11 blood donation camps will be organized each in Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra; 6 in Rajasthan; 5 each in Punjab, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh; 4 each in Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat and Bihar; 3 each in Uttarakhand, West Bengal and Jharkhand; 2 in Jammu and Kashmir; and 1 each in Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Assam, Odisha, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. Last year in Delhi alone devotees of the Sant Nirankari Mission donated 1727 units of blood on this day.
Starting from April 24, blood donation camps are organized by the Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation in various parts of the country throughout the year. The schedule from May 1 onwards is, however, decided by the Zonal Incharges and the branches of the Mission concerned. Last year, the Foundation organized a total of 479 blood donation camps and donated 80,560 units of blood.
The Mission today has 4 hospitals at Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and Agra, 150 dispensaries, 9 pathological laboratories, 7 dental centres and 6 eye centres throughout the country, all working on charitable basis.