Camp for pilgrims opened at Pampa
By Express News Service | Published: 26th November 2013 12:36 PM |
The Akhila Bharatha Ayyappa Seva Sangham(ABASS) has opened its full-fledged camp at Pampa to offer basic facilities for the pilgrims.
ABASS president Thennala Balakrishna Pillai inaugurated the free food distribution. The free food facility, aiming at 10,000 pilgrims a day, will be available between 7 am to 11 am, 12 to 3 pm noon and 7.30 pm to 10.30 pm. Medicated water resting place and toilets are the other facilities available for the pilgrims at the Pampa camp.
A 20-member volunteer force has been deployed for stretcher service between Sannidhanam and Pampa.
ABASS, in association with Apollo Hospital at Madurai, will offer modern health care facilities, including emergency cardiac care, at Pampa. Led by camp officer C Ramanunni, the sangham also offers an ayurveda ‘marma’ treatment facility under veteran specialist Vasudeva Kurup.