ANDHRA PRADESH

Blood donation camp

VISAKHAPATNAM: A blood donation camp is being conducted by Marwari Yuva Manch on the occasion of Republic Day. The camp will be held at the A.S. Raja Voluntary Blood Bank, beside Care Hospital, at Siripuram from 10 a.m.

The blood collected would be used for the poor and needy, according to Marwari Yuva Manch president Naresh Agarwal. He appealed to the public to come forward and donate blood at the camp. Details can be had from him on 98481 33148.

Cultural programmes will be held at the VUDA Children’s Theatre on the occasion of Republic Dayy. Various cultural organisations will participate in the cultural events to be organised under the aegis of the District Cultural Council, according to District Collector J. Syamala Rao. The programmes to be staged include: a group dance ‘Viswa vyapta Anandadara’ under the direction of Panchali Bannerjee of Nritya Kala Niketan, Bhojpuri Holi dance, a classical dance by M. Harshini, folk dances by Manimala and Sridevi, Kuchipudi dance by R. Jeevan Kiranmayi and a magic show by S.M. Sharif.

The Collector appealed to the public and school students to attend in large numbers and to make the programme a success.

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