In a heart-warming gesture, Khalsa Aid organised an Iftaar party for the fire victims of Abi Navpora , Dalgate yesterday.
Volunteers of Khalsa Aid distributed dates, fresh fruits and 60 blankets among the fire victims whose shelters were gutted on April 24 fire incident in the area.
A volunteer, Jeevanjot Singh said, “Our main motive was to organise this Iftaar party for these people in order to make them happy and share some of their tough time they are undergoing from last two months due to the devastating fire.”
Another volunteer, Zara Firdous, hailing from Jammu district said, “It was wonderful and unforgettable time for me to serve these people, “adding that it was an overwhelming experience for her.
A fire victim, Ghulam Hasan Dar, while praising the work of Khalsa Aid said, “I don’t know who these people are but their hospitality towards us good” adding that ‘’Government should rehabilitate us before coming winter, as our families are still living in tents”
Khalsa Aid is a UK-based humanitarian International origination with an aim to provide humanitarian aid in disaster areas and civil conflict zones. The organisation is based upon the Sikh principle of ‘Recognize the whole human race as one’
Pertinently, Khalsa Aid also came here during the floods of 2014 and provided items of basic needs to many flood hit families.