Bokaro: District is in grip of severe cold with the minimum temperature plummeting to up to 7 degrees below normal. The last three nights have been observed as the coldest nights of the season. With clear skies and steady northern winds blowing all over central India, the temperature in Bokaro also receded further on Tuesday. In terms of day temperature, Bokaro is also the coldest at 22.5°C.
Deputy Commissioner, Bokaro, Rajesh Singh, and his team distributed blankets among the poor and needy people wandering in the night. They visited Ram Mandir Chowk, Mahavir Chowk Chas, Dharamshala Mor, Jodhadih Mor, Chas Bus Stand, Naya Moad, City Center and provided cold cover to the poor in this frosty weather.
DC has also instructed all the block development officers (BDO’s) and circle officers (CO’s) to distribute blankets and arrange bonfires at the nook and corners for the relief of the needy peoples. Assistant Director of Social Security Cell, Ravi Kumar Mishra said that about 42,400 blankets are to be distributed in the entire district.