Bhubaneswar: The Punjabi Arya Sanatan Biradari and the Mangal Sabha on Thursday held a ration distribution camp at the Telugu Basti near the Chillipokhari area of Tankapani Road.
Members of the Biradari and other social workers arranged the ration packets on open tables and asked the people in need to come and pick up whatever and how much they wanted.
More than a 100 families were provided rations for a week. Besides rice, dal, sooji, cooking oil, sugar and condiments, vegetables, soap and masks too were provided. A temperature screening was done of all the people who had come. The women also counseled the people on hygiene and social distancing.
Biradari president Lajpat Chawla, secretary Sanjeev Hans and noted historian and researcher Anil Dhir were present.
“All efforts will be taken to give assistance in the form of rations. They can contact the Biradari on 9861020747 for help,” said Chawla.