As this year’s Valentine’s Day falls on Sunday, a blood donation camp called ‘Blood for Your Valentine’ was organised at the Aizawl Civil Hospital on Saturday where 248 youths donated blood.

Association for Voluntary Blood Donation (AVBDM) Mizoram leaders said that today’s blood donors included 67 girls and two men who donated blood voluntarily for more than 50 times and two women who donated blood for more than 40 times who were felicitated.

The ‘Blood for Your Valentine’ was inaugurated by state health minister Lal Thanzara.

The blood donation camp on Valentine’s Day was started by a local television personnel Zikpuii in 2010 and taken over by the AVBDM where 3,368 units of blood was donated till last year.