MOHAN LAL BHASKAR FOUNDATION: Organises mega-medical checkup camp
Author(s): Harish K. MongaFerozepur, November 27, 2012: Second free mega-medical checkup camp was held by Mohan Lal Bhaskar Foundation with the help of Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (Ludhiana) at local Manav Mandir Senior Secondary...
Ferozepur, November 27, 2012: Second free mega-medical checkup camp was held by Mohan Lal Bhaskar Foundation with the help of Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (Ludhiana) at local Manav Mandir Senior Secondary School on Sunday.
The event was organised in the memory of former Indian Spy in Pakistan, Mohan Lal Bhaskar who while working an agent with Indian Security agencies intruded sixteen times to Pakistan but held on seventieth visit due to breach by a double cross agent.
He was awarded death sentence by a Pakistani court but higher court reduced it to fourteen years of imprisonment and he was repatriated under Shimla agreement on December 9 1974 with the endless efforts of Harivansh Rai Bacchan.
Later on, Bhaskar narrated his experiences in the various jails of Pakistan in an autobiography under the title Under The Shadow of Bayonets and Bars which was awarded Saansad Sri Kant Verma National Award in 1989 by then Vice President of India and the book had been also published in various ten languages of India.
Meanwhile, a multi specialist team of doctor from DMC Hospital College Ludhiana comprising of Dr Omesh Goyal (Gastroenterology), Dr Anurag Jindal, Dr G. S. Sekhon (ENT) and Dr Sukhjot Kaur skin specialist besides Rachna Mittal (Psychiatric) examined more than three hundred patients.
Ferozepur MLA Parminder Singh Pinki, who inaugurated the medical camp, praised the efforts of Mohan Lal Bhaskar foundation in helping the poor and needy of the area by holding this medical camp.
Prabha Bhaskar Pattern-in –chief of the foundation welcomed the guests while a number of patients were examined for different ailments and were also given free medicine.
An All India Mushaira will also be held on Friday on the Birthday of Mohan Lal Bhaskar at local Manav Mandir Senior Secondary School and a number of renowned poets including Nawaj Deobandi, Shqeel Aazmi and Atul Ajnabi besides other would enthrall the audience on November 30.