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PM Narendra Modi to interact with Varanasi based NGOs that served needy people during lockdown

New Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will interact with the residents of Varanasi and representatives of social organizations tomorrow via video conferencing to discuss their experience and showcase their efforts of making food available timely for everyone in need during the lockdown.

During the lockdown imposed in view of the COVID pandemic, the residents of Varanasi and members of more than 100 social organizations, through their own efforts as well as by providing assistance to the District Administration, distributed almost 20 lakh food packets and 2 lakh dry ration kits.

Apart from food distribution, these organizations were instrumental in distribution of masks, sanitizers etc. They have been honoured as ‘corona warriors’ by the District Administration.

These organizations serve in diverse fields including education, social, religious, health, hotels/social clubs and other professional sectors.