Srinagar: On the eve of World Blood Donor Day 2020 various social organisations which includes Civil Societies, NGOs and other social activists reiterated their demand for establishment of Blood Bank at District Hospital Ganderbal. Blood Bank is the long pending demand of people of Ganderbal. The patients of various areas of district Ganderbal are facing hardships due to lack of blood donation and blood bank facilities at District Hospital Ganderbal.
Chairman Pukar NGO Syed Nazakat Khalifa who is in forefront with his demand for establishment of blood bank said that he has taken up the matter with various authorities but the establishment of blood bank seems to be a distant dream. He has again requested the district administration and hospital authorities to establish blood bank and declared that hundreds of volunteers from many areas of Ganderbal are ready to donate blood. He further added that the issue may be considered on priority as the same is an humanitarian issue.