Gurudwaras In Delhi And Noida Start Home Delivery Of Langar Food To COVID Patients

by Suchismita Pal
Gurudwaras In Delhi And Noida Start Home Delivery Of Langar Food To COVID Patients

As India is going through one of the worst phases of COVID-19 now, many good Samaritans are coming forward to provide help with home meals, oxygen supply and more. The Gurudwaras too are always known for their selfless sewas. Now, Gurudwaras in Delhi and Noida are providing hygienic langar food to quarantined COVID positive patients. The kind gesture of the Sikh community has received loads of praise on social media. ANI has shared a tweet that states, “Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Prabandhan Committee has started a separate ‘langar sewa’ for COVID-19 positive patients across the national capital. Food is being home delivered to the patients.” The post has pictures of volunteers cooking food and sealed food parcels.

Gurudwaras In The National Capital Region Delivering Langar To The Doorstep Of COVID Patients

A tweet by @iamrana states, “Just received a message that Gurudwara in Noida sector 18 is providing meals to covid patients, who don’t have anyone to cook for them. Volunteers of Gurdwara Sangat are delivering the food packets at the doorstep. Needy persons may contact the Gurdwara Management on 9654714986.” According to an NDTV Food report, Gurpreet Singh, Head priest of the gurudwara, said, “We are trying to help the families who are COVID positive and are unable to cook food. We are making packets of food for them and leave that in front of society gate and the security guard takes the packages of food to the families.” The gurudwara had started this service in September 2020 and has been making around 5000 packets daily. Vegetable Seller’s Son Offers To Donate Salary To Save Life Of COVID Patients; Tweet Wins Internet

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Social Media Has Become A Great Tool To Reach Out To A Large Number Of People

With the power of social media, many people are enabling faster reach of important information to a large number of people. Star chef Saransh Goila took to his Instagram handle and urged home chefs, cooks and restaurants from all across India who are delivering meals for COVID patients to share their details with him in comments or personal messages. Curating all the details, he has created a comprehensive list, that will benefit not only the COVID patients and their families but also the doctors and healthcare workers who need meals on daily basis. Author Ravinder Singh has shared a list of phone numbers to help COVID families receive daily tiffin thali.

Delhi-based visual artist and co-founder of Arts4All and The Create Studio, Puja Bahri has also shared a tweet that states, “If any COVID +ve patient quarantined at home near New friends Col or Gk2 needs home-cooked food delivered to them pls DM me. Have been in the situation myself & know how difficult it is to fend for yourself in this condition.”

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