PM writes letter to student, lauds her effort for collecting J-K funds

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Oct 27, 2014 22:59 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday lauded a Class XII student of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in Kuwait, Pratyusha (16), for collecting Rs. 2.15 lakhs towards the relief for J-K flood victims.

The PMO publicly acknowledged Pratyusha’s contribution as Modi sent a personal letter to her, appreciating her “leadership, organizational abilities and concern for the victims of the flood.”

According to the PMO, she “collected the amount by reaching out to Indian families after school hours and handed over the money to the Embassy of India in Kuwait to be sent to the PM’s National Relief Fund.”

In his letter, the PM said that “there is no cause greater and nobler than helping others, especially those caught in a moment of great adversity.”

Sources added that the PM’s noble gesture also shows that the new dispensation will not shy away from publicly appreciating people who would exceptional initiatives to collect welfare funds.

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