MANGALDAI: The office bearers and members of Indian Red Cross Society have always been extending a helping hand towards the needy in times of crisis. Darrang district branch of the Indian Red Cross Society is also not an exception as they have been providing yeoman's service to the society during natural calamities, group clash, floods and ethnic violence.
The members of Darrang district branch, led by president-cum-Deputy Commissioner Dilip Kumar Borah, continued their benevolent social service during the country-wide lockdown. The Red Cross Society, expressing their solidarity with the members of the media fraternity, who are also the frontline COVID warriors, and in appreciation of their service in the hour of crisis, offered some 'gifts of love' in the form of packets containing gift items to the media persons of Darrang district.
In the function organized at the conference hall of the Deputy Commissioner's office on Thursday afternoon, Deputy Commissioner-cum-president of Darrang district Branch of Indian Red Cross Society, Dilip Kumar Borah ceremonially offered the 'gift of love' to the media persons. Office bearers of Red Cross Society, namely secretary Hari Chandra Sarma, treasurerJayantaSarma, and others also attended the function.
"It is the responsibility and the duty of the civil society to appreciate the service rendered by the media persons in the hour of crisis and it is a matter of pleasure for the Darrang district branch of Indian Red Cross Society to honour the media persons," said Deputy Commissioner Dilip Kumar Borah while talking to The Sentinel. Secretary of Mangaldai Press Club, Mukut Raj Sarma and senior journalist Hemanta Kumar Barua expressed their gratitude to the members of the Darrang district Branch of Indian Red Cross Society for their 'gift of love'.