Bishnupur, September 3, 2017 (DIPR): Three MLAs of the state have pledged to donate their eyes to gift the sense of sight to those in need. This noble cause was promised by them while attending the Eye Donation Campaign Fortnight, organised by the SAKSHAM (MANIPUR PRANT), Bishnupur Vibhagh today. The observation was held at Moirang Khunou Mamang Sabal Mandop of Bishnupur district.
Moirang AC MLA Shri Pukhrem Sarat Singh (Retd IAS), Thanga AC MLA Shri T Robindro and Kumbi AC MLA Shri Sanasam Bira Singh attended the function as the main dignitaries. Some social workers and elected members of local self government were also seated in the dais.
Giving his speech, Shri Sarat stressed on the philosophical concept about attaining happiness and contentment when one helps and gives for the welfare of mankind. He also applauded the ‘Inclusion’ policy of the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre, as a result of which such inclusive programmes of different section of the people have been taken up.
MLAs Shri Robindro and Shri Bira also appealed the public to know the importance and the need of gifting vision to the visually-impaired ones, and to pledge to donate their eyes. Later, the three MLAs along with many other dignitaries pledge to donate their eyes.