Punjab CM seeks support from Radha Soami Satsang Beas to combat Covid crisis

Directs DCs to coordinate with authorised persons in satsang’s branches across the state

Punjab CM seeks support from Radha Soami Satsang Beas to combat Covid crisis

Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh. Tribune file photo

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 8

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has sought the support of Radha Saomi Satsnag Beas in the state’s fight against Covid, while directing all DCs to closely coordinate with authorised representatives in various branches of the Satsang in this regard.

In a letter to the Satsang chief Gurinder Singh Dhillon, the Chief Minister has urged him to make all branches available with the Satsang for the treatment of Covid patients, with attendants deputed for the purpose.  He also requested Dhillon to extend help in the form of medicines and other relief material for Covid affected persons across the state.

While the state government was making concerted efforts, as part of 'Mission Fateh', to ensure best possible medical care for the Covid patients, the constantly spiralling cases warranted unstinted support from religious institutions, NGOs and other such organisations, said the Chief Minister.

Referring to Radha Soami Satsang Beas’ yeoman's service in the state’s battle against Covid last year, which had helped in stabilising the situation considerably, the Chief Minister said the pandemic this year was even more virulent and life threatening, thus requiring support from the Satsang in tackling it. He pointed out that experts had warned that the next wave would be even more dangerous, which necessitated the collective efforts of all to ensure the success of 'Mission Fateh'.

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