Wokha district honours compassionate service of Red Cross Society, its members

Wokha: Pastor Kithan encourages all to live with responsible intuition to keep humanity alive through power of compassion

BY | Wednesday, 8 May, 2024

Wokha district observed International Red Cross and Red Crescent Day at DC Conference Hall, on 8th May 2024 with Deputy Commissioner, Ajit Kumar Ranjan as the Special Guest.

According to DIPR, in his address, DC Ranjan lauded the commendable job rendered by Indian Red Cross Society, Wokha unit over the years and encouraged them to continue with the notable and noble services in days to come also. Emphasising on the values of Red Cross Movement, he said that the Organization makes no discrimination to nationality, race, religious beliefs, or class rather, it endeavours to relieve the suffering of individual and to give priority to the most urgent cases of distress. He encouraged all to help the Red Cross Society transcend to make our society a safe, secure and peaceful place.

Pastor, Yikhum Baptist Church, Zanbomo Kithan speaking on the theme “Keeping Humanity Alive” said this day is a remarkable day to recognise and acknowledge the life giving services of the members and patrons of Red Cross Society worldwide. Their compassionate services to the kind and suffering world caused by conflicts, disaster, crisis and poverty will remain engraved in the pages of humanity.

Pastor Kithan also stated human lives with a purpose, so let us live with an instinctive need to be something of value and live with responsible intuition to keep humanity alive through the power of compassion. With the many challenges humanity is facing today he said individuals, organisations and countries should come together to promote positive change and work towards more sustainable and just society to make a peaceful world.

Secretary IRCS, Wokha Dr. K.Z. Ovung while giving a brief report, said Wokha Red Cross Society has conducted medical camps in remote area and villages under Wokha district, distribution of blankets to needy people, cash reliefs and other activities.

Isiah Ability Higher Secondary School, Wokha presented a special number at the program.

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