Umaisar Gull Ganie
Kulgam, May 05: A government teacher from Kulgam has become an inspiration to hundreds of people in Southern district of Kulgam as he as dedicated himself to the cause of humanity and is on the forefront of providing meals to the people lodged in various hospitals and quarantine centres in the district.
Manzoor Laway ,a teacher by profession posted at Government Primary School Galwanpora Zone D H Pora District Kulgam is an unsung hero as he reaches out to the people in need of meals at the quarantine centers and hospitals without making much noise.
Manzoor while talking to news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that he has reached many destinations and advised people to avoid social gathering, use face masks and wash hands frequently with soap. “I even installed public address system on my personal vehicle for this purpose,” he said.
Manzoor also made available soaps, sanitizers and masks in the locals masjids through the chain of his friends. “I have been reaching out to the people lodged in various quarantine centers with meals and so far I have provided meals to at least 300 people,” he said. “The administration also asked me to make frequent announcements from Red Zones and Buffer Zones to aware the people to honour the government advisories. I was engaged at four different quarantine centres where I was serving pre-dawn and post dawn meals to the covid positive patients lodged in administrative quarantine.”
Manzoor was also helpful to the people lodged at Eklavya Qurantine Centre Tangmarg where he served food to 75 Covid positive patients.
“I have also hired a Lab technician who is accompanying me to take samples of the Covid patients and have offered my house to administration to make it quarantine centre if needed,” he said. “Last year I did not even see the face of my single family member for almost four months during Covid crisis as I remained busy serving the patients in the district.”
He said that he has been tested for Covid at least 15 times and with the grace of Almighty, he tested negative every time. “Serving humans and humanity is the biggest aim of my life. I feel contended in doing so. This gives me peace and comfort,” said Manzoor—(KNO)