2 NRI groups donate Rs 50,000 to acid attack survivor’s family

LUDHIANA: The teen acid attack survivor — who has been combating with her medical situation and horror of attack — has got help from NRIs for her treatment. The teen’s circle of relatives, who're migrant labourers, had been struggling to get finances for his or her daughter, who's present process treatment in Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH).
When the localites and even the administration remained aloof from the acid attack sufferer who needed cash for her treatment, NGOs Seva (Social Education Voluntary Association) Trust of UK and Global Girl Power of Canada got here forward and lent a helping hand via donating Rs 50,000 for her treatment on Friday. Importantly, The Times of India had reported on April 7 concerning the teenaged survivor who used to be short of cash.

While speaking to TOI over telephone, Seva Trust UK’s founder and chairman Charan Kanwal Singh Sekhon said: “Through The Times of India, we got here to know about Anjali, who's an acid attack survivor. It is frightening that a man has attacked her with acid just because she refused to marry him. However, it's even unhappy that her circle of relatives is not able to get her treatment done. When I read within the paper about her, I decided to boost finances for her. When we made an enchantment to other NGOs to boost finances, Canadian-based NGO Global Girl Power got here up and donated Rs 50,000. Today, we transferred the cash to the health facility for the lady’s treatment,” he added.


Sekhon and the Global Girl Power’s founder Lucky Gill — founded in Vancouver (Canada) belong to Barundi village of Ludhiana district. Gill said: “Through Seva Trust, we got here to know concerning the case of the acid attack survivor. Our NGO works for empowering girls and women on the international stage. The acid attack is an unfortunate and horrendous incident. However, we're standing via the lady to help her in all ways.”


On Friday, Seva Trust district coordinator RK Kulwant Singh, Global Girl Power consultant Baljodh Singh Sidhu, and social activitist Harjinder Singh Kukreja reached health facility to satisfy the circle of relatives. On March 27, a man threw acid at the 15-year-old woman after she refused to marry him. The accused trespassed into her space within the wee hours and attacked her while she used to be drowsing with her mother. The woman sustained burn injuries on her face, neck, chest, and right arm, while her mother additionally received minor injuries.


The teen’s mother Bimla Rani said: “I am thankful to those individuals who haven't any relation with us, but are helping us in such a state of affairs. I can't thank them enough for this.”


2 NRI groups donate Rs 50,000 to acid attack survivor’s family 2 NRI groups donate Rs 50,000 to acid attack survivor’s family Reviewed by kailash soni on April 17, 2018 Rating: 5
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