Lucknow: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra sent one lakh masks to be distributed among people of Uttar Pradesh, specially those in the red zone, a party leader said.
Party workers will start distributing the face covers to the needy from Saturday, said Lalan Kumar, the media coordinator of state Congress.
Gandhi, who is party in charge of UP, had earlier sent ration through trucks in various districts of the state, he said.
Congress spokesperson Anshu Awasthi said, “Ever since she became in charge of the state, she has been active and extending a helping hand to the needy”. “This time she has sent masks which will be distributed among people, specially those in red zones, for their safety and security,” Awasthi said. —PTI
Feel saddened to hear about the demise of senior journalist Pankaj Kulshrestha, who got COVID-19. My condolences are with his family and with friends in the media industry. The media persons are doing the important work of providing us with information in this critical time. —Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Congress General Secretary