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Man dispenses drugs to the poor

By Associated Press in New Delhi ( China Daily ) Updated: 2015-07-25 08:10:25

Retiree collects unused medicines door-to-door from rich neighborhoods

Omkarnath spends his days searching New Delhi for drugs. A call to the phone number printed boldly on his saffron-colored tunic reveals his alternate identity: "Hello, I am Medicine Baba."

The chatty, 79-year-old retired blood-bank technician has been collecting unused prescription drugs from the affluent for the past eight years, and distributing whatever hasn't expired to patients who need medicines they cannot afford.

Man dispenses drugs to the poor

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