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Free-medicine drive for the needy launched on Monday by Lucknow's Sadar Gurudwara

To avail free medicines at Lucknow's Sadar Gurudwara people have to produce the doctor's prescription & Aadhar Card.

The long and hefty medical bills amid the COVID outbreak have left many grappling for authentic resources at affordable rates. It must also be noted that the spread of other diseases, besides the coronavirus infection, are also adding troubles to people's pockets. In this light, the Sadar Gurudwara in Lucknow has launched an all-medicine langar service for the needy on Monday. Drugs for almost all diseases are available here for free.

Free medicine aid for the needy

In a bid to usher in a respite to the plagued economic strength of the public, the Sadar Gurudwara has rolled out a free service to provide medicines for all aids to the needy on Monday. Only a handful number of people came on the first day to reap the benefits of the scheme, informed Harpal Singh Jaggi, the Head of Sadar Gurudawara. This initiative will help to curb the overall spread or rise of all diseases, bettering the health graph of the city.

He further elaborated that the service is available for 2 hours daily, from 12 noon to 1 PM and then from 5 PM to 6 PM, in the evening. During these hours, any needy can come to the gurudwara and get free medicines. To procure the drug dose, people have to necessarily produce their doctor's prescription and Aadhar Card, Jaggi added. This will keep a check on the black marketing of the sewa-medicines.

Reportedly, the service has been initiated to provide additional amenities to people to fight the COVID situation. Several people have lost their means of livelihood due to the pandemic, however, that should not close the avenue of medical treatment and clinical attention for them or their family,. In this regard, the Sadar Gurudwawa has also decided to provide priority medicines to coronavirus patients, so that they are not faced with other hurdles.

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