While police men across the nation have been on their toes 24/7 in order to help the nation fight against the deadly coronavirus, the wives of Punjab cops, in an applaudable event, have prepared and distributed over 800 masks and 33,000 meals along with ration in a week. Also Read - Good News! India's Oldest Covid-19 Survivor, Wife Discharged in Kerala
Senior Superintendent of Police of Ropar, Swapan Sharma, said that the ration has been distributed in slum areas and the masks have been given at the check points by the patrolling teams. Also Read - Speaking in Fluent Bengali, Shashi Tharoor Requests Migrant Workers to Remain In Kerala | Watch
Over 33,000 meals of dry ration along with 800 masks have been prepared by family members of police officials in last one week at their homes and community centres, said Senior Superintendent of Police of Ropar, Swapan Sharma. He further added, “Together we stand stronger is the message that families of the Ropar policemen are out to convey,” revealing that each family has donated Rs 500 in order to help the needy amid the coronavirus crisis. Also Read - No Door Delivery of Liquor in Kerala: High Court Stays Govt Decision
Lovepreet Kaur, daughter of ASI Jagir Singh, said “Making ration packs may not mean much in ordinary times but at moments like these when policemen are overworked each little help counts. I am glad that we are taking off a little of the burden off the shoulders of forces by making use of the time.”
“We couldn’t think of anything better than making masks to keep our men in khaki safe in these tough times,” said Sukhwinder Kaur, wife of Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Jagtar Singh.
ASI Vinod Kumar’s wife Praveen Kaur said,””Lending a helping hand even if little means huge in this time of uncertainty. Also, our children imbibe value of standing with everyone in difficult times with doing as much as they can,”