On the occasion of Muharram and Ashura, as many as 25 Afghan students of a local college donated their blood at the Kharar civil hospital here today. The young boys, who are pursuing different courses in the college, came to the hospital's blood bank in the morning and expressed their desire to donate blood. The hospital authorities immediately made the necessary arrangements.Civil surgeon Dr. Manjeet Singh especially came to the hospital to inaugurate the special blood donation camp and applauded the unique effort of the students. He said that blood donation on the holy day was a great message and inspiration for the people. He said that Afghan students are deserving of appreciation for performing their duty to humanity on this day.Imran Poya who is an MBA student at Shaheed Udham Singh College of Engineering and Technology (SUSET), Tangori and was leading his classmates, said that they had already made their mind for this noble cause. He said donating blood is a great act of humanitarian welfare for which everyone should come forward. He said, "Humanity is the greatest religion for us. We believe in values of humanity and selflessness and it is our small effort for the humanity. Our message for the youngsters is that they should take the initiative to save humanity by donating blood. ' He said that they are all donating blood for the first time and will make it a routine practice in the future. Abdullah, another blood donor student, said that he felt good about donating blood and would continue to donate blood in the future. Abdullah has been studying BBA at Tangori College for over two years.Blood Bank in charge Dr. Rajneet Randhawa said that a total of 25 units of blood was collected in the camp, which is a big deal in itself. She said regular refreshments and certificates of appreciation were also given to the students. Senior Medical Officer Dr. Surinder Singh, Health inspector Bhupinder Singh were also present on the occasion.