(DSU News Bureau) The Shiromoni Gurdwara Parbhandak Committee’s head Avtar Singh Makkar has announced to send over 100,000 Parshade (Chapatis) to the country of Nepal following the 7.9 earthquake which devastated the region. The committee will send the parshade through the Indian Air Force air craft to Kathmandu airport from where they will be dispatched to affected areas.
The preparations have been started at Guru Ram Das Ji langar hall at Sri Harmandir Sahib in Amritsar. The committee will first send out 20,000 food packets and immediately follow with 100,000 Parshade. This is in addition to the 25,000 food packets being sent by the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee.
The SGPC is working in cooperation with the Punjab Government and centre to extend support to the victims of the Nepal earthquake which has now claimed over 2,200 lives.