Jamaat provides relief work to Assam victims
OT, September 12, 2012 13:11 IST
Okhla Times Reporter/AFE
Relief work among the victims of Assam disturbances continues unabated. Many New Delhi-based organizations are involved round the clock in doing welfare works in the strife-torn state.
Work is being done in 167 Relief Camps with the help of 125 whole time volunteers, according to Ejaz Ahmed Aslam, secretary, media department, Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JEIH).
He said: "The Jamaat has up to now helped 27,000 families. Details are: Utensils to 10.000 families (2) Saris and Lungies to 20.000 families (3) Medical treatment of 16,000 persons (4) Food items for 20,000 (5) Clothes to children 12,000 (6) Tarpaulins provided 500 (7) Legal aid to 13,000 persons ( 4000 FIRs lodged) (8) Arrangement of education to adults and children in 70 camps."
Moreover, help has been given to 150 college students to continue their studies.
Jamaat’s secretary general Nusrat Ali is on a five days tour of Assam to review the relief work in Assam. He is returning to Delhi on 14 th September.
The money collected from all over India is reaching the Central Assam Relief Fund, claimed a release issued by the organization.
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