Kalimpong, March 03: Ujeswata Pradhan, a student of Social Work at Vidyasagar University in Kolkata today presented Rs. 30,810 to a Thalassemia patient who is under treatment at Kalimpong Hospital. The patient, Drishti Chettri is five year old and a resident of Buchri, who belongs to a necessitous family. Ujeswata has collected the funds in a unique way by selling old newspapers, books and scrap materials. She had collected a total of Rs. 34,810 out of which she handed away Rs. 30,810 to Drishti and the remaining four thousand to another ailing child in the hospital.
The hospital staffs and others also helped Ujeswata in collecting the funds. She has thanked all those individual who helped her for the same and assure that she will once again contribute in social works during holidays when she comes home.
Ujeswata is a daughter of GTA councilor Sunil Pradhan. The proud father while speaking to the reporters said that, his daughter has done a noble deed on her own will that has made him proud. It may be mentioned here that Thalassemia is a blood disorder passed out through families in which the makes and abnormal form of hemoglobin.