Famed Darjeeling toy train motivates people to donate blood

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Siliguri, June 15 (ANI): The Suryanagar Samaj Kalyan Sanstha, a voluntary forum observed the World Blood Donors Day by holding a blood donation camp aboard the famous toy train of Darjeeling Himalayan Railways Toy at Siliguri Railway Station on Sunday.

The blood donation camp aboard the train continued as it chugged along upto Kurseong, halting at all stations enroute.

The toy train was decorated with posters, banners and with different kind of scientific information material on voluntary blood donation.

The mobile exhibition will enlighten the masses including students about the significance of blood donation.

"This way, we are trying to make people aware taking the toy train from Siliguri station to Kurseong hills having an exhibition in the train itself," said Sankar Sen, member of Siliguri Suryanagar Samaj Kalyan Sanstha.

Santa Subba, a blood donor agreed that it is a noble day on which volunteers have donated blood.

"In the past we have donated blood a lot of times. The main thing is that the Toy Train is hosting the blood donation camp and I feel more people should come and donate blood," he added.

The NGO believes that blood donation camps symbolise the true nature and spirit of humanity, displaying a marvellous spirit of being one with the community. (ANI)

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