Amid severe cold in Ranchi, about 400 blankets were distributed among needy and poor people, courtesy Rajya Sabha MP Parimal Nathwani.
About 50 students of Islamiya School were the beneficiaries as they hardly had anything in the name of thwarting the severe cold wave. A nationalist Maulana Azad had laid foundation stone of this Madaresa. Blanket were also distributed at Scheduled Tribe Government Residential School, Piska, Ormanjhi which houses 88 students. Other slum and poor areas where the blankets got distributed include Islamnagar, Hindpidhi, Anandnagar, Kailash Mandir and Pundag.
Officials of MP’s office Sandeep Verma, Nusrat Jahan personally went to these places and distributed the blankets to the poor people.