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Countrywide lockdown: Darrang Police distribute food to needy people

Countrywide lockdown: Darrang Police distribute food to needy people

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  10 April 2020 2:30 AM GMT

Our Correspondent

MANGALDAI: Darrang Police, despite their tough stand in ensuring the countrywide lockdown, have come forward to show their commitment and service to the distressed and needy section of the society in this crucial period. All the ‘Men in Khaki’, since the clamping of the lockdown on the evening of March 24, have been busy in keeping people inside their homes. Due to the lockdown, the weaker sections of the society and the daily wage earners have become totally helpless. At this unprecedented hour of crisis, all ranks of Darrang Police have come forward with a helping hand.

With the initial target of 1,700 beneficiaries of the down-trodden section, Darrang Police offered them essential food commodities. Each packet containing rice, mustard oil, salt, baby food, biscuits, sugar, milk, tea and dal were distributed in different areas of the district.

Deputy Inspector General of Police of Central Western Range, Brajenjit Singha on Wednesday visited some remote areas of Mangaldai and took part in food item distribution among the weaker section. He also interacted several below poverty line residents in village Lankapuri on the outskirts of Mangaldai town and provided them food items.

Superintendent of Police Amrit Bhuyan, Additional Superintendent of Police Ujjwal Pratim Barua, DSP (HQ) Mamani Hazarika and Officer in-charge of Mangaldai Police Station, Inspector Niranjan Barua also took part in the food item distribution programme. Talking to The Sentinel, Superintendent of Police Amrit Bhuyan said that Darrang Police would continue their initiative to reach out to the weaker section with a helping hand in this hour of crisis.

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