KMC organizes fund raising concert
Srinagar, Dec 19: Kashmir Music Club (KMC) Srinagar organized a concert Eisaar at SKICC to raise funds for kidney transplantation of a 30–year old man.
In a statement a spokesman the KMC said both kidneys of the unemployed man are damaged and doctors have advised him to undergo immediate surgery.
“Being employed and poor he could not afford the operation expenditure. He is also father of two small kids. KMC decided to organize the concert to raise funds for the kidney transplantation,” the spokesman.
Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Asgar Samoon was the chief guest on the occasion announced to donate Rs. 2,20,000 for the cause. Director General Fire and Emergency services GA Bhat and retired Chief Justice Bilal Nazki were guest of honor of the function. GA Bhat donated one lakh rupees to the patient on the spot.
He said keeping in view the noble cause Minister for Tourism Nawang Rigzin Jora announced to waive off the charges for the concert in the SKICC main auditorium.
“On spot donations also were raised and more that four lakh rupees were raised for the patients. Waheed Jeelani exclusively performed in this fund raising music concert supported by Shazia Bashir, Assad Anjum, Altaf Sahil and others,” the statement said.
A kashmiri poetic collection and a music album ‘Lalwun Naar’ written by Safiya Gulzar and composed and sung by Waheed Jeelani was also released on this occasion.
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