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Class 2 student happily donates ‘piggy bank savings’ for Kerala floods

Kerala is constantly fighting the worst floods ever in 90 years that led to 20,000 crore loss, something which is hard to imagine. Celebrities, common people are doing their best to donate money for the flood relief work.

Recently, an eight-year-old girl hailing from Viluppuram district of Tamil Nadu has donated her piggy bank savings in a bid to help the suffered in the flood-hit Kerala. The girl, identified as Anupriya is a Class 2 student loves to save money and she has been collecting it for four years to afford a bicycle. Each day she collects 5 rupees.

Credits: India Today

But after coming to know the worsened situation in Kerala, she decided to donate her full savings to the victims. “I wanted to buy a bicycle for my birthday in October. I had been saving money since four years. But I decided to donate my savings to Kerala people after I saw the floods on TV. I am happy to help the people. I can buy a cycle later,” Anupriya said.

Anupriya saved Rs 8,246 and her dad made it Rs 9,000 and then donated to Chief Minister’s Disaster Relief Fund. The touching gesture of the 8-year-old girl was lauded by the Hero Cycles. In a tweet, the company showered praise on Anupriya for her generous act.

“Dear Anupriya, We appreciate your gesture to support humanity in the hour of need. You would get a brand new cycle from us. Please DM your address or contact us at customer@herocycles.com.”

Pankaj M Munjal who is the chairman and managing director of Hero Motors Company pledged to gift Anupriya one bike every year of her life.

“Anupriya, parnam to you. You are a noble soul and wish you spread the good around. Hero is too pleased to give you one bike every year of your life. Pl share your contact on my account. Love you and best wishes. Prayers for Kerala.”

Written by Chaithanya G

Hailing from Chennai, Chaithanya G is the Managing Director of TheYouth. He has dedicated his whole life to reading and writing.

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