The unprecedented sudden surge in the second wave of COVID increased the scarcity of life-saving medical aids across the country. With the shortage of oxygen cylinders, to medicines patients were at high risk and were left vulnerable without medical aids. This was the time when everyone came together and helped the needy in arranging the life-saving drugs, medical supplies.
Many Social groups, NGOs, local authorities, Hospitals were involved in arranging aids for the COVID dedicated hospitals to treat patients. During this time groups were formed, verified numbers were shared, people started supplying oxygen cylinders.
Bhartiya Janta Yuva Morcha of South Nagpur members are among many unsung heroes who are continuously serving the humanity during this difficult time â€œPhone begins to ring from morning for help, hospital has asked to arrange oxygen cylinder. Sanket calls me and along with few friends we reach the hospital, took the empty cylinders and got it refill and handed them to the hospital,â€ informed Nikhil Kadam a member of the yuva morcha.
â€œWe have arrange beds for patients, reduced exorbitant bills of more than 100 people, supplied food, ration kits to the needy and gave best possible required help to the people and are ready to help today also,â€ said Sanket Ravikant Kukde, Social Worker and Public Relation Head, of Bhartiya Janta Yuva Morcha of South Nagpur.
His team Ritesh Rahate, Sagar Gandharva, Nikhil Kadam, Mayur Chate, Sangram Bhimare, Tejas Mozarkar, Abhijeet Devtale, Vasanta Behare, Komal Bhujbuje and many other are in the continues service of the people.
â€œIts all possible due to the support of friends. The satisfaction after giving help, and the word of appreciation from the patients relative is the only motivation force, which keeps us active day and night,â€ said Sanket Kukde. He also expressed gratitude to Shivani Dani Wakhare, who is guiding and supporting them. He added that they are available 24 by 7, for any assistance they are 9545272988, 8956951929 or 9665673064.
There are many unsung Covid Worriors, like Sanket Kukde, who are continuously helping patients. If such youth did not came forward the situation would have been worst, said Adv Fazil Choudhari, of Tajbagh. Humanity matters, and young brigade is aware of their responsibility and are helping people in all possible ways. â€œIn the second wave, many social organization which were active in the first wave, were seen passive. But standing for help with the needy, matters a lot for the person in distress and salute to all, who are rendring services in the turbulent time,â€ said Adv Ritesh Kalra.