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Posted at: Feb 13, 2017, 1:49 AM; last updated: Feb 13, 2017, 1:49 AM (IST)

Artificial limbs, calipers & hearing aids distributed

Artificial limbs, calipers & hearing aids distributed
Free artificial limbs being distributed at a camp organised in Ludhiana on Sunday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, February 12

A free artificial limbs distribution camp was held at Viklang Sahayata and Punarvas Kendra, today, where around 31 persons were given artificial limbs, calipers, tricycle and hearing aids.

The camp was organised by Bharat Vikas Parishad and Bharat Vikas Parishad Charitable Trust, Punjab.

RL Gupta, Dr Rajiv Gupta and Rajesh Mahajan were the chief guests on the occasion.

Narinder Mittal, Secretary, Trust, said the Trust had organised 1,130 camps since 1996, in which artificial limbs, calipers, crutches, tricycle and hearing aids have been provided to more than 48,186 physically challenged persons.

The Trust has also organised polio surgery camps, in which 2,371 polio operations have been done successfully, he said.

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