Artificial limbs distributed to 44 differently abled persons

Artificial limbs distributed to 44 differently abled persons

Ludhiana: Bharat Vikas Parishad, Shaheed Sarabha branch, in cooperation with Bharat Vikas Parishad Charitable Trust, Punjab, organised a free artificial limbs distribution camp at Viklang Sahayta Kender, Rishi Nagar, Ludhiana. Artificial limbs, calipers, crutches, tricycles and hearing aid were given to 44 differently abled persons.

Rajeev Wadhera, Deputy Director, Income Tax, was the chief guest on the occasion. He appreciated the work done by Bharat Vikas Parishad for providing aid and appliances to the differently abled persons and assured all help for such a noble cause.

Ajay Sharma, finance secretary, said the trust had organised 1,366 camps in which artificial limbs, calipers, crutches, tricycles and hearing aid had been provided to more than 56,806 persons.

He added that the trust had also organised polio surgery camps in which 2,768 polio operations had been done successfully.

The trust is also running a policlinic on charitable rates in which patients are treated through allopathy, physiotherapy, acupressure, acupuncture, homeopathy and ayurveda & naturopathy.

The Tribune : 4 November, 2019

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