|Early Times Report|
Doda, May 8: At Doda, District Red Cross Society organized a debate, painting competition and cultural program on the theme "What Do You Love About Red Cross" to mark the celebration in which students of various schools participated.
District Development Commissioner, Dr Sagar D Doifode, who was the chief guest on the occasion, flagged off a rally of students which passed throughout the town and culminated at Boys HSS Doda.
Meanwhile, an eye camp was organised at District Hospital by Social Worker Forum in collaboration with Red Cross Society besides a Blood donation camp was also organised.
Amir Suhail a student of Faridia Model HSS Doda was declared as winner in debate, whereas in Painting, Muskan of GHSS and in paper reading Sabit Jamil of CVP HSS was declared first.
Kishtwar, the Day was celebrated at district headquarters to pay tribute to Jean Henry Dunant, District Development Commissioner, Angrez Singh Rana, was the chief guest.
A Red Cross pledge was also taken during the programme by the participants.
Meanwhile, to mark the birth anniversary of Jean Henry Dunant, Red Cross Day was celebrated across the schools of district wherein debate, parade, pledge, cultural programmes on the theme "What Do You Love About Red Cross" were organized.
At REASI, the World Red Cross Day was observed at Girls Higher Secondary School, Reasi in which ZEPO Kuldeep Khajuria hoisted flag of Red Cross Society.
Later, a symposium was also organised in which students of various government and private schools participated and were presented awards.