A flooded bridge in Chennai on December 3, 2015. Thousands of rescuers raced to evacuate residents from deadly flooding, as India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi went to the southern state of Tamil Nadu to survey the devastation.(AFP Photo)
A flooded bridge in Chennai on December 3, 2015. Thousands of rescuers raced to evacuate residents from deadly flooding, as India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi went to the southern state of Tamil Nadu to survey the devastation.(AFP Photo)

Saina Nehwal to donate Rs 2 lakh for Tamil Nadu flood victims

Saina Nehwal will donate Rs two lakh for the people affected by heavy rains and floods in Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu.
PTI | By HT Correspondent, Hyderabad
PUBLISHED ON DEC 04, 2015 12:22 PM IST

India’s star badminton player Saina Nehwal will donate Rs two lakh for the people affected by heavy rains and floods in Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu, her father said on Friday.

“Saina would like to donate Rs two lakh to the victims of rains in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. I am going to make it happen,” Nehwal’s father Harvir Singh told PTI in Hyderabad.

Nehwal, currently ranked number two in BWF world rankings, is training under renowned coach Vimal Kumar in Bangalore.

Unprecedented heavy rains over the last several days have led to widespread flooding and devastation in Chennai and its neighbouring districts in Tamil Nadu, throwing normal life out of gear.

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