KOKRAJHAR: Bhim Basfore, president of all Assam Basfore Scheduled Caste Students' Union (AABSCSU), along with his organizational members and general secretary Akhil Basfore, distributed free masks in Kokrajhar town, bazaar and slum area to needy people on Sunday.
Basfore said, "We distributed around 500 masks, which saves 500 lives and also saves them from Rs 1000 fine too. We also urged people not to come outside without any reason and also told them to use masks, sanitizer and maintain social distancing."
Addressing media persons, the president of Basfore Students' Union, Bhim Basfore expressed his concern over the shortage of oxygen cylinders and beds in hospitals. He added that when the first corona wave came all over the world last year, even superpower nations like China and America's system collapsed. But in this one year interval, they had improved their health and medical system, whereas India was busy with election rallies and farmers' controversial bill.
He told the media that in the upcoming months cases might double every day. He expressed his disappointment towards the government as despite having the first producer of COVID-19 vaccine, India has just vaccinated only 10 per cent population, Whereas America has covered vaccination citing 60 per cent population. He said that staying at home was advisable for better health. He promised that his organization would further support the government and the people.
Bhim Basfore also urged the masses to go for COVID-19 tests as soon as possible and to also use sanitizers and face masks besides maintaining social-distancing norms.