IMPHAL: Continuing the Good Samaritan service towards the needy amid country-wide lockdown due to Pandemic Covid-19, Shobha Karandlaje, Member of Parliament of Udupi and Chikkamagalore District of Karnataka, personally visited and provided food and other essential commodities for 64 students stranded in the hostel of United Theological College, Bengaluru. The stranded students were from three north-eastern states namely Manipur, Nagaland and Mizoram.
Through a press note, the Manipur University Tribal Student’s Union extended a heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to the Shobha Kerandlaje, for her generous yeoman service towards the hapless student community at Bengaluru.
“Further, we also would like to acknowledge and appreciate Mahesh Bhagavath, Public Relation In-charge, ABVP, North East Region and Dr. Lamalu Thaimei, Former Vice-President, ABVP, Manipur, for taking the initiative to help the stranded students through the Hon’ble Member of Parliament,” the note added.
Over and above, the note continued, our profound and sincere gratitude to Kalyan Ashram, Manipur and to the Assam Rifles Company Canchipur for rendering humanitarian service toward the Tribal Student of Manipur University stranded in the hostel, and rented houses in different parts of Imphal. They provided us relief materials such as rice, dal, potatoes, edible oil, salt, sugar, milk powder, and coffee, the union informed.
Last but not the least, the students prayed and wished the generous donors a bright and prosperous future, said Romeo Hungyo president of the union.