By Santanu Ghosh and Biswadip Nandy Balurghat, 28 November : Residents of Balurghat witnessed a unique blood donation today on Monday after a retired army personnel organized the camp to celebrate the marriage of his daughter.
The daughter of Sangeet Kumar Dev, a retired armyman got married yesterday.
Dev organized a novel blood donation camp keeping this wedding in mind day after the marriage in association with Dakshin Dinajpur Voluntary Blood Donor Association.
The newly married bride herself donated blood.
Besides, Dev ‘s other family members also donated blood.
The groom could not, however,donate blood as he was was infected with dengue a few days ago.
“I always thought of doing something extraordinary for the society. Being a founder member of a blood donation organization I have always tried to motivate people to donate blood for ailing people. Today’s initiative is just a part of that mindset. I am happy to organize this camp ” said Dev.Dev is a founder member of Dakshin Dinajpur Voluntary Blood Donors Association.
Dev’s daughter who got married yesterday is a Phd from NIT, Rourkella.