Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh has created a world file in blood donation on Wednesday on the event of Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy’s fiftieth birthday celebrations held all around the State, mentioned minister for Industries and Investments Gudivada Amarnath.
Round 1.30 lakh folks donated blood by the night, the minister acknowledged.
Amarnath, who additionally donated blood in Anakapalli constituency, together with celebration staff, mentioned folks got here out voluntarily throughout the State to donate blood to mark the chief minister’s birthday. He mentioned celebration staff from village degree to town took half within the programme.
“Blood donation camps have been organised on the identical day all around the State and it’s a world file,’’ the minister added. He mentioned the earlier file was established in South Africa the place 75,000 donated blood. He mentioned along with blood donation camps, the celebration staff planted saplings all around the State on the event.
As a part of the celebrations, celebratory truffles have been minimize, competitions in Rangoli, cricket, boxing and different sports activities have been performed by the celebration and prizes have been distributed to the winners. Tabs have been distributed to 5 lakh college students on the event, the minister added.