Coronavirus: Assam man distributes food items to poor and needy people by not doing his wife’s Shraddha.
Guwahati, April 16: Assam man distributes food items to poor and needy. A man from Assam’s Hojai district has shown humanity during the crisis hours by distributing food items to poor and needy people by not doing Shraddha of his wife.
52-year-old Golap Gogoi – by profession, he is a driver and hailing from Bhelouguri are in Hojai district, had lost his wife a few years back and have been doing Shraddha (a ceremony performed in honor of a dead ancestor) of his wife every year.
But this year due to Coronavirus lockdown, he canceled all religious rites and decided to help some poor and needy families by providing food items.
The man helped 32 nearby poor families by distributing food items in his capacity by not doing Shraddha.
Golap Gogoi said that, he is very happy to help the poor and needy people and it is the best tribute to his wife.
“After consultation with some elder people of my village, I had decided to help some poor and needy people by providing food items,” Golap Gogoi said.
Assam has reported 32 positive cases for COVID-19 so far and one patient among them was died due to the dreaded virus.