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De-addiction camp concludes
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, September 14
The Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle, through its de-addiction centre, Aas Kiran, has planned to take the treatment to addicts’ homes.
Under the plan, a series of camps, has been started. The first camp was inaugurated at Mansuran a week ago, which concluded today. Patients from about 10 nearby villages were treated free of cost at the camp, which was organised with the cooperation of Baba Sarabjot Singh Bedi.

Presiding over the ceremonial send off, Dr C.K. Singh, chief secretary of the circle, said, “At such camps, we aim to motivate patients to undergo full course of treatment for complete recovery.”

He advised patients to continue their link with Aas Kiran, Ludhiana.

Dr Meharwant Singh, medical officer of Aas Kiran, and other doctors, including Dr Sarbjeet Singh, Dr Pardeep, Dr B.S. Ahuja, treated the patients. Nurses from the nursing institute of Narangwal looked after the patients.

Ms Kuldip Kaur, former Principal of Master Tara Singh Memorial College, Ludhiana, counselled each patient individually. Principal Hari Singh also addressed the patients.


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