A vada pav seller in Mumbai has donated Rs 20,000 to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for drought-hit farmers in Maharashtra.
CM Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday praised the gesture of Mangesh Ahiwale.
“In a great gesture of humanity, a vada pav seller Mangesh met me and contributed Rs 20,000 for the CM Relief Fund,” Fadnavis tweeted.
In a great gesture of humanity,a wada pav seller Mangesh Ahiwale met & contributed ?20000/- for CM Relief Fund (1/n) pic.twitter.com/QmO6BVcoP0— Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) December 2, 2015
“On 11th October, he announced he will donate all earnings from the day to relief measures for drought-hit farmers...he sold vada pav for Rs 5 instead of Rs 12 that day...,” he said.
For this he sold wada pav for ?5/-instead of ?12/-that day. I appreciate his sensitivity towards society.Really touched by his kindness(3/3)— Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) December 2, 2015