'Sonchalon', a blood donation based voluntary organisation, observed its 7th establishment anniversary at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) campus on Tuesday.
To mark the day, the activists of the organisation brought out a colourful procession amid rain from in front of the Central Library Building and paraded the main streets and ended at the same place. Later Vice Chancellor Professor Aminul Haque Bhuyan cut a birthday cake there.
At that time, VC said, "the students of the university have been donating blood not only to students but also to teachers, employees, their relatives and other people who are not related to the university since its establishment on April 5, 2009."
He also said all men especially students of universities should donate blood regularly to save lives of serious patients when he/she fights to survive.
Advisors of the organisation Assistant Professor of Mathematics Department Omar Faruk and Assistant Professor of Social Work Department Abul Kashem, and President Farhad Ahmed were present among others at that time.
The organisation has donated around 6500 bags of blood to the serious patients since its establishment.