Hyderabad: Many ashrams and orphanages are finding it difficult to continue their daily services due to the lockdown, and as a means to extend help and support to such organisations, TRS Malkajgiri Parliamentary constituency incharge Marri Rajashekhar Reddy has been donating essential commodities kits. In the last 45 days, the initiative has benefitted a total of 45,000 needy persons.
On recieving calls from such organisations, Reddy, along with Marri Laxman Reddy Group of Institutions, is distributing groceries and other essential commodities kits. “I am getting calls from organisations requesting for food and other commodities,” Reddy said adding that as per Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao’s instructions to ensure no person should go hungry in the State, all these services were being extended.
So far, they have arranged groceries and other kits to Tara orphanage, Mother India, Valmiki, Krushi and Krishna Sadhan old age home.
Rajashekar Reddy distributed groceries, including rice, dal, oil, and vegetables to Krishna Sadhan old age home located at Devaryanjal of Medchal district. In addition to these services, he arranged hand sanitisers to Thumukunata municipal workers.
On Friday, Reddy distributed Ramzan kits to Muslims in Gundlapochampally and Medchal town. He appealed to the community to perform their prayers at home due to the pandemic. The State government is taking all precautions to control the spread of coronavirus, he said.
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