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82-Year-Old Woman Donates Rs 1 lakh From Pension Money to MP CM’s Relief Fund To Fight Covid-19
82-year-old Salbha Uskar, a retired employee, donated Rs 1 lakh from her pension to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund after reading an appeal in a newspaper.
Bhopal: Due to the growing threat of coronavirus, many citizens have come forward to donate money in an attempt to fight against the deadly virus. Now, a senior citizen from Madhya Pradesh’s Vidhisha city too donated Rs 1 lakh from her pension to fund the state government’s efforts to fight the novel coronavirus pandemic, a move that is warming the hearts of everyone.
82-year-old Salbha Uskar, a retired employee, donated Rs 1 lakh from her pension to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund after reading an appeal in a newspaper.
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“After seeing the current situation, I decided to extend my help. I urge people to honour the lockdown and follow the government’s orders,” the 82-year-old said in a video shared by the public relations department.
Moved by her heartwarming gesture, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan shared her video on Twitter and said, “Maa Tujhe Salam. Salbha Uskar, an 82- year-old woman from Vidisha, donated Rs 1 lakh from her pension to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. This invaluable blessing of a mother has boosted my confidence in the fight against #COVID19.”
मां तुझे सलाम!
विदिशा की 82 वर्षीय श्रीमती सलभा उसकर जी ने अपनी पेंशन से मुख्यमंत्री राहत कोष में एक लाख दिये। मां के इस अमूल्य आशीर्वाद ने #COVID19 के विरुद्ध लड़ाई में मेरा आत्मबल बहुत बढ़ा दिया है। एक मां का हृदय ही इतना विशाल हो सकता है,मां के चरणों में बारंबार प्रणाम, आभार! pic.twitter.com/0pk4Ia6nLW
— Shivraj Singh Chouhan (@ChouhanShivraj) March 31, 2020
Many on Twitter echoed the CM’s words and praised her:
ऐसे माँ का दिया हुआ दान व्यर्थ नहीं जायेगा.
सैल्यूट है इस माता जी को 🇮🇳🙏🇮🇳
— L K Chandrakar 🇮🇳. ༺♥️ €xplorŘ✨༻ (@LawleshC) March 31, 2020
कोटि कोटि धन्यावाद माताजी जो आपने किया वह सराहनीय है मुझे विश्वास है कि इस महामारी की जंग में हम जल्द ही विजय प्राप्त करेंगे
— Pawan Namdev (@PawanNa11383336) March 31, 2020
Maa की ममता है बड़ा प्यार मां की आँखों में
— दीपक पवार गाडरे (@DeepakP77885374) March 31, 2020
Meanwhile, Chouhan on Tuesday spoke to representatives of social organisations, health and police officials in Indore and thanked them for their efforts to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, an official from the public relations department said.