AIDS IS a pandemic killer disease, for which prevention is the only cure. Despite global awareness, programmes and funding for the prevention and control of this disease, the percentage of HIV+ and AIDS victims is increasing at an alarming rate not only in Bihar and India, but in the other countries also.
Under the banner of BNP, nearly about 300 HIV/AIDS patients of Bihar, Jharkhand, UP, Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Maharashtra and other states observed one day protest Day at the Kargil Chauk, near North –East Gandhi Maidan in Patna.
They were demanding immediate release of BNP President from the Jail and provision of medicines for HIV/AIDS patients at the all ART centers of different districts of Bihar for the survival of the patients. They were wearing black ribbons on their heads and red ribbons on their chests.
A number of women patients participated in this programme. They shared their bitter experiences and sad stories. They are all struggling for food, life saving drugs, shelter, financial help/ employment, social security and justice.
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