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95 examined at free camp to mark Gandhi Jayanti

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Ludhiana, October 02, 2013
First Published: 18:16 IST(2/10/2013) | Last Updated: 18:17 IST(2/10/2013)

Kulwant Heart and Vascular Centre organised a free heart and medical check-up camp on the occasion of Gandhi Jyanti, at Kitchlu Nagar on Tuesday. Nearly 95 patients were examined at the camp by a team of specialists.

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Dr Kulwant Singh, chief cardiologist, said the motive of the camp was to generate awareness among people about common heart problems and their prevention.
 
He said high salt intake, smoking, lack of exercise were major risk factors that could lead to heart problems.

“These can be minimised by maintaining a healthy diet, quitting smoking along with regular exercise and health check up once in a year for early detection of any disease, so that timely management can be done at minimal damage,” he added.

Free tests, including ECG, blood pressure and diabetes, were conducted. Medicines were also distributed free of cost to patients.

District Congress Committee

The District Congress Committee celebrated Gandhi Jayanti on Wednesday. Committee president Pawan Dewan, along with Rakesh Pandey, Surinder Dawer, Gurmel Singh Pehelwan, Ashok Parashar Pappi and KK Bawa, among others, attended the function.
 
The members remembered Gandhi and his ideals, and talked about their relevance in today's times.

Meanwhile, the youth wing of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) also organised a function to celebrate Gandhi Jayanti. Wing president Sachin Tandon participated in the celebrations. The members observed a two-minute silence in the honour of Gandhi and paid him tributes.

 

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