Ganesan praises Red Cross Society

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Imphal: The philanthropic services rendered by the Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) are really remarkable and commendable, Manipur governor La. Ganesan said at the Patron Certificates distribution function of IRCS, Manipur State Branch, held at Raj Bhavan, here on Monday.

The society has been rendering yeoman services for the downtrodden and needy for the last several years when they suffered from various types of natural calamities. It has been extending invaluable services to the widows whose husband died due to gun violence or cancer or HIV/AIDS with the support of the International Red Cross Committee and IRCS, National Headquarters, the governor said.

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IRCS is one of the internationally known organizations devoted mainly to philanthropic and humanitarian services. Red Cross Societies around the world have been extending help to millions of needy people. It has also been endeavoring over the years with the objective to create and foster a spirit of understanding among the people of the world, he added.

Ganesan said no service is as great and valuable as the service for the poor, needy and less fortunate persons. Their service for the poor and needy is indeed commendable and praiseworthy. He also expressed hope that IRCS will keep continuing humanitarian services to unfortunate and needy people of this state.

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The governor distributed Patron Certificates to MLA Th. Lokeshwar Singh, ZP member Seram Neken Singh, H. Bikramjit Singh, Dr Y. Mohen, and Dr L. Manglem Singh.

He also handed over Meritorious Volunteer Award to the president, IRCS, Senapati Branch. Later, he flagged off an ambulance of IRCS, Manipur from Raj Bhavan.

R. K. Nimai Singh, secretary, IRCS, Manipur State Branch, volunteers from Imphal East, Imphal West, Thoubal and Senapati participated in the function.

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