Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit donates Rs 1 crore to CM's COVID fund

Purohit also appealed to the people of Tamil Nadu to donate generously to the Covid Relief Fund.

Published: 16th May 2021 07:17 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2021 07:17 AM   |  A+A-

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit

Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit (File photo| PTI)

By Express News Service

CHENNAI:  Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Saturday donated Rs 1 crore from his Discretionary Grant, and his one month emoluments, for COVID relief efforts, to Chief Minister MK Stalin who called on him, a release from the Raj Bhavan said.

Purohit also appealed to the people of Tamil Nadu to donate generously to the COVID Relief Fund. "The Tamil Nadu government is taking a lot of preventive measures and making elaborate arrangements to overcome the prevailing critical situation," the release added.

Minister for Water Resources Durai Murugan and Chief Minister's Secretary-IT Udhayachandran were present. 


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