Chennai: Popular Front office bearers recently inaugurated a the launching ceremony of its Rescue & Relief Group at Chennai.
Explaining the objectives of the Group to participants, Popular Front Chairman E Abubacker said, “Whether it is a Natural calamity or an epidemic disease it will affect all the sections of the society irrespective of religion or caste. In such an unexpected and critical situation, Popular Front cadres work voluntarily and swiftly on the ground to help the victims. The formation of the rescue and relief volunteers group will professionalize our relief work and also help us to utilize our vast experience to train new volunteers. If there is a proper guideline from the government our cadres would extend these humanitarian services throughout India.”
Abubacker further said, Popular Front’s relief and rescue work has been widely appreciated by several state governments, officials, NGOs and prominent personalities. Our cadres have the experience of carrying out relief work during TSunami, Chennai Floods, Assam and Bihar Floods and Mangalore Flight accident to mention a few. The formation of the new group will allow us to increase the reach of our relief activities by coordinating with government agencies and other disaster management organizations.
The inauguration programme was attended by several prominent personalities including R.Natraj, Former Director General of Police and MLA of Mylapore, KKSM Dehlan Baqavi State President SDPI, Bharathi Tamilan, Sub Editor, The Hindu, Sundara Rajan, Coordinator – Poo Ulakin Nanbarkal, AK Hanifa, Coordinator of Federation of Muslim Political parties and organization. M.Mohamed Ismail, Tamilnadu State President, Popular Front of India, presided over the program. Mohamed Sheik Ansari, General Secretary, Popular Front of India welcomed the guests.