Complete lockdown in Thane for next three days; Citizens get fresh vegetables at doorstep

Complete lockdown in Thane for next three days; Citizens get fresh vegetables at doorstep

Ajay Padnekar

Thane: (news.kvartha.com 12.04.2020) In the wake of complete lockdown in the district, residents have responded enormously to an initiative of giving fresh vegetables to the societies at the doorstep.

Citizens have praised the drive organised by Thane district education committee chairman and corporator Vikas Repale and Ex - corporator Namrata Bhosale as citizens were given 1 kit of vegetables costing Rs.100. Every pack contained 2kg onion, 1kg tomato, 1kg cucumber, 1kg potato, 1kg cabbage and 1kg capsicum.

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This initiative was also a huge relief to the farmers who were in distress due to the Pandemic. The fresh vegetables were directly taken from the farmers and delivered to societies.

As the news of fresh vegetable kits were being distributed got spread like wildfire, hundreds of residents from nearby areas requested for similar drives through social media platforms.

The corporator said, if the societies required essential food items it can be organised in similar way where residents can get it at their door step. He further requested every citizen to follow lock down instructions strictly to avoid wide spread of corona virus in the state.

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