Port Blair, June 22: Along with the rest of India on the occasion of Shri Rahul Gandhi Birth anniversary on 19th June, 2020, the Andaman & Nicobar Territorial Congress Committee in association with the District Congress Committee, Block Congress Committee, all frontal organisations such as Mahila Congress, Youth Congress, Sevadal, City Congress, NSUI and elected representatives of Municipal Council, PRI members conducted various welfare programmes throughout the A&N Islands with the sole objective of alleviating the pain and suffering of the poor and needy people caused due to the crisis driven time of COVID-19 and also to strengthen the continuing efforts of Congress party in providing support and relief to the needy and suffers.

Welfare programmes such as distribution of food kits to poor local residents and migrant labours, widows, old aged persons, divyangs, destitute, honouring the COVID-19 warriors such as doctors, paramedical staffs, police personnel,  sanitary workers, anganwadi and ASHA workers, distribution of breakfast and community lunch for the sanitary workers and migrant labours, distribution of face masks and Sanitizers at Old age Home, Orphanage etc, distribution of fruits at hospitals to the patients and health workers, Blood donation camps at Government hospitals and other welfare measures to mark the occasion of Birthday of Shri Rahul Gandhi ji.

Before start of welfare programmes at various locations throughout A&N Islands, two minutes mourning silence and prayers in the memory of our valiant martyrs who lost their lives in the stand-off at the border with China on 15/16th June, 2020 was observed by Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma, President, Pradesh Congress Committee, A&N Islands along with other leaders at various locations in the South Andaman district.  Two minutes mourning silence and prayer were also observed by the party workers at various locations in North & Middle Andaman and Nicobar districts before start of programme.