DP Correspondent (Ludhiana): The Helping Army, NGO formed by group of youngsters have started a drive “HELP OTHERS FEEL HAPPY” in Diwali season. NGO members have provided stalls and other infrastructure to needy and talented people to sell their handmade items in Diwali season. The youngsters have also started a campaign inviting residents to purchase candles, Diyas and other handmade gift items from needy persons so that they can also Celebrate Diwali.Founder of NGO, Sahibjot Chawla said that many needy people have talent to make candles, Diyas and other gift items but they don’t have any place to sell their items. They have decided to provide space, stall and other infrastructure to needy persons for free of cost to sell their gift items. Ikjap Singh, member of Helping Army said that they have also approaching owners of shops requesting them to sell the handmade items of needy people instead of selling Chinese items. Sahibjot Chawla informed that they are also requesting residents through socia networking campaign to avoid bargaining with poor people while shopping and only purchase items from needy people so that they can also Celebrate Diwali. The stalls for shopping will be provided to needy persons at Model Town Extension, Sarabha Nagar market and Ghumar Mandi.
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