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Sachin Tendulkar donates his salary to PM relief fund

Sachin Tendulkar donates his salary to PM relief fund
Written by Abhishek Lohia

One of the world’s greatest cricketers, Sachin Tendulkar donated his full salary and allowances as a Rajya Sabha MP in the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund. His tenure ended in the House recently. In the last six years, Tendulkar received about 9 lakh rupees as salary and other monthly allowances. However, Tendulkar used to make good use of the MP fund. In his released data from his office, he claimed to have sanctioned 185 projects across the country and out of the Rs 30 crore allotted to him, 7.4 crore was spent in education and structural development. Under the MP Model Gram Yojana program, Sachin also adopted two villages, including Putham Raju Kendriga from Andhra Pradesh and Dongja village of Maharashtra.

Under the MP Adarsh ​​Gram Yojana program, Tendulkar also adopted two villages, including Putham Raju Kendriga from Andhra Pradesh and Dongja village of Maharashtra. Let Tendulkar know that the MPLAD fund also sanctioned a sum of Rs 40 lakh for a school in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. For this CM Mehbooba Mufti expressed her gratitude. Sachin has approved this amount for the Imperial Educational Institute, Visigula. Founded in 2007, it is the only school in the area up to the tenth grade and there are about 1000 students. This money will be used in the construction of class rooms, labs, toilets and administrative block of the school.

Sachin Tendulkar was nominated for the Rajya Sabha under the sports quota. Although Sachin could have been present in the Rajya Sabha due to his busy schedule. The current BJP leader, Naresh Agrawal, once criticized him for this. In the last six years, Tendulkar received about 9 lakh rupees and other monthly allowances in the form of salary. The Prime Minister’s Office has also released the letter of gratification which has been written, “The Prime Minister has expressed gratitude for this benevolence. This contribution will be very helpful in delivering help to the distressed people. ‘

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Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia is a Sports and Political Writer at Newsfolo. He has been working as a Journalist for 2 years and has previously worked at Sportsflu, Sportscafe, and some other Digital Channels. He covers the ruling BJP Government, civic bodies, and Indian politics. He also covers latest Sports News and Live Coverage. He is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from IPEC College, Sahibabad. He can be reached at; [email protected], you can also follow him on twitter @chiraglohia2

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