RAHA, April 6 - In an effort to help out the poor and needy families and daily-wage earners who are facing difficulties amidst the lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, police handed over rations to over 200 poor families in many parts of Raha.
Police also appealed to the public and affluent people of the town to cooperate in reaching out to deserving families for assistance.
Lakshman Kumar Das, officer-in-charge of Raha Police Station, said police was committed and aware of its responsibilities to ensure protection of lives and properties of citizens but was also committed to assist people in need during the lockdown. He said people can visit Raha Police Station if they want more ration and medicines for their families. Sanjib Hazarika, a young businessman of the town, has set a precedent by providing ration to over 300 families in remote areas of the constituency.
Doomdooma Correspondent adds: Doomdooma Police Station led by officer-in-charge Moni Mohan Konch distributed ration supplies to 20 families each in Ward No.8 of Doomdooma town and Goipani area on Sunday.
The police officer said the poor families were facing shortage of ration and the staff of Doomdooma PS provided the ration to these families on humanitarian grounds to fight against COVID-19 during the lockdown period.
Each family was given a packet containing rice, dal, potato, onion and vegetables. The police officer informed that such efforts by the staff of Doomdooma PS would continue in other areas in the coming days.