Mayor feeds stray animals, distributes ration

Mayor Chander Mohan Gupta during distribution of ration in Janipur on Tuesday.

JAMMU: In view of prevailing situation arisen due to outbreak of COVID-19, Mayor Chander Mohan Gupta besides undertaking sanitation spray and fumigation drives today alongwith Dr Susheel Sharma, Municipal Veterinary Officer and other field staff gave feed to the stray animals including dogs, cows etc in various parts of Jammu City as due to lockdown, they are not getting the required feeding to survive.
Later, Mayor alongwith Councilor Surinder Sharma, Vicky Manhas , Pardeep Sharma, Rajinder Abrol, prominent citizens of Janipur area also distributed ration to 175 needy and downtrodden families residing in the Janipur area. The ration was distributed at Project School Janipur in a systematic manner keeping in view the proper social distancing and guidelines of government. Mayor said that the other locations shall also be covered in future for distribution of ration to the needy persons on routine basis besides giving feed to the stray animals.
He also appealed to all the social organizations as well as prominent citizens of Jammu who are capable enough, to come forward for the noble cause to provide food and other essential commodities like medicines, masks, sanitizers etc to the needy, poor and daily wage earners residing in their surroundings during this tough time.