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Posted at: Jul 17, 2017, 1:37 AM; last updated: Jul 17, 2017, 1:37 AM (IST)

So that they can walk again...

So that they can walk again...
Artificial limbs being distributed at a camp in Ludhiana on Sunday. Photo: Ashwani Dhiman

Ludhiana: The 1,174th free artificial limbs distribution camp was organised by the Bharat Vikas Parishad Charitable Trust, Punjab, at Viklang Sahayata Kendra, Rishi Nagar, on Sunday, in which artificial limbs, calipers, tricycle and hearing aids were given to 35 needy people.  Secretary of the Trust Narinder Mittal said since 1996, the Trust has organised 1,173 camps, in which artificial limbs, calipers, crutches, tricycle and hearing aids have been provided to more than 49,523 physically handicapped persons. The Trust has also organised polio surgery camps, in which 2,441 polio operations have been done successfully. RP Gupta, RK Walia, Dr Anand Prakash Tiwari, Puranchand and Tripta Mehta, among others, were present on the occasion. — TNS


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