A desi wedding calls for celebrations! Until the pandemic hit, people hosted bachelor’s and bachelorette parties, family gatherings, sangeet and mehendi functions, etc. to celebrate their weddings. However, ever since the pandemic struck, safety-measures called for people to host small gatherings instead of lavish parties.
But a 28-year-old woman from West Bengal didn’t want any of it. Instead, she decided to host a blood donation camp on the eve of her wedding to celebrate the auspicious occasion!
According to The New Indian Express, Noorjahan Khatun, who works as a school teacher in East Medinipur, also distributed books to local students alongside the blood donation camp.
Approximately 32 people donated blood at the camp which was set up by her father outside their residence.
“I had heard that blood banks were running dry amid the COVID-19 crisis. This was my small effort to help people during medical emergencies,” she said.
Noorjahan’s mother said, “When my daughter wanted me to arrange a blood donation camp to mark her wedding, I was more than willing to do the needful. I have also bought saplings for distribution after the wedding.”
Her act of distributing books was also a gesture to appreciate students who appeared for their board exams this year despite tense times.
What a noble way to celebrate one’s wedding! Kudos to Noorjahan for setting a brilliant example!