Choki Wangmo | Tsirang

Tsirang residents have made various contributions to frontline workers since the lockdown began on January 16.

The contributions range from green produce such as vegetables and fruit, to dry groceries and logs for firewood.

The dzongkhag administration acknowledged the contributions on the dzongkhag’s social media page.

Vegetable vendor Singye Wangchuk has contributed 15 kilograms of mushrooms while the Tsirang Smart Group has contributed four cartons of eggs and vegetables. Drangtse Bakery has contributed bread, buns, and cakes for the frontliners.

CT Mart owner Milan Tamang contributed hand sanitisers and face masks and three bags of rice for the stray dog feeding programme.

The owner of Pawan Hardware and Lungshing sawmill, Koirala, and Dinanath Adhakari, have sponsored one DCM load of firewood and one truckload of logs each.

Dzomling tshogpa, Tashiling Maed tshogpa, Harka Mafchen, and driver Naina Singh Monger also contributed a truckload of firewood for Semjong frontliners.

Mandarin exporter Nim Tshering contributed a box of mandarins.

Meanwhile, some residents sponsored meals for the frontline workers.

Contributors said that they came forward in solidarity to help the frontline workers who are ensuring public safety during such trying times caused by the pandemic. “When we work together as inspired by His Majesty The King, we can achieve greater things,” a contributor said.

Another contributor said the current situation in the country is an opportunity to give back to the country in whatever ways and means they can.