India’s golden lady Sudha Murthy donates Rs 10 crore to Karnataka Relief Fund

Over the past 5 days, several states in Southern and Western India have been flooding because of ceaseless rain. The cyclone wreaked havoc almost everything that came in its way.

Meanwhile, the Karnataka state government has already issued a red alert in many parts of the state and so far, 28,880 people have been evacuated from 51 flood-hit districts who are shifted to 273 relief camps in the regions and are safe now.

Sudha Murthy (Credits: FilmFare)

The NDRF team, Disaster management team, as well as, fire and emergency personnel are evacuating people from flood-affected areas to safety.

The situation is terribly worse in Northern Karnataka where 42 people lost their lives. Around 5 lakhs people have been displaced across Karnataka so far. As per the reports, the rains have started becoming less intense now and water levels have started receding as well.

At a time when there was a mass of destruction across various states in India due to deadly cyclones, the chairperson of Infosys Sudha Murthy has always come forward with a philanthropic gesture for the flood victims. In a recent development, she helped the people in North Karnataka.

The 68-year-old Padma Shri recipient has come forward to donate Rs 10 crore for flood relief in the state, as reported by Asianet.

Previously, Murthy had distributed Rs. 10 Lakh each to the families of the martyrs who had laid down their lives in Pulwama terror attack.

Written by Sagar Abhinandan

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