Sunday, September 12, 2010

Panchayat members to donate their bodies

by Special Correspondent

KANNUR: All members of the Pinarayi grama panchayat, including the panchayat president, have promised to donate their body to the Pariyaram Medical College for research purpose.

A press release issued by panchayat president V. Leela here said all the 18 members of the panchayat body, at its meeting, decided to offer their body for research and studies. She said the panchayat body took the decision as part of its initiative to create social awareness among people.

The pachayat had also decided to organise a blood donation force, she said adding that the panchayat was planning to create awareness of eye donation.

Source The Hindu dated 9th September 2010