Recommendation in opposition to donation has metropolis’s ‘Blood Man’ upset
Amritsar, January 14
Metropolis-based blood donor BM Singh is upset as he was suggested in opposition to donating blood (resulting from his ripe age) on the primary day of the New 12 months by docs.
The 86-year-old has donated blood 57 occasions and the final being on January 1, 2022. He began donating blood method again in 1973 and continued to donate it until final yr. His go to to a hospital to take inventory of the well being of one among his pals led him to donate blood at DMC, Ludhiana, in 1973. All through his life, he not solely donated blood himself, but additionally motivated others to come back ahead to save lots of lives of others in dire want of blood. That grew to become a motto of his life.
Born to a financial institution worker Yograj Walia at a village in Sangrur district in 1937, he remained posted within the holy metropolis whereas serving as a railway worker. After becoming a member of the Railways, he bought the chance to get coaching in Kolkata the place he learnt to converse and perceive Bengali. As a 10-year-old on the time of the nation’s Partition at Rampura Phul in Bathinda district, he noticed the heinous face of faith which made him abhor any non secular identification.
4 years in the past, he got here out with a e-book “Farewell to Concern, Fad and Fantasy”, which includes 24 essays expressing his views on assorted points like non secular doctrines, religious ideas and talks about main personalities.