While the life is Kerala has been disrupted due to deadly floods, people from different parts of the nation are shelling out their contribution to restore normalcy in the region, among those there is this eight-year-old girl in Viluppuram district of Tamil Nadu who has been an inspiration to the humanity as she has donated her piggy bank savings to help victims of Kerala floods.
Reportedly, Anupriya had been saving money for the last four years to buy a bicycle. She had been collecting five rupees every day, but as she came across the tragedy in Kerala, she decided to donate her savings to the flood-affected people.
“I wanted to buy a bicycle for my birthday in October. I had been saving money since four years. But I decided to donate my savings to Kerala people after I saw the floods on TV. I am happy to help the people. I can buy a cycle later,” Anupriya was quoted in a report.
Kid, Anupriya from Vizhuppuram, TN, donates Rs. 9,000, her 4 years Piggy Bank savings, that she saved to buy a bicycle, towards #KeralaFloodRelief. @narendramodi @HMOIndia @CMOTamilNadu pic.twitter.com/rvmid4nihz
— Ethirajan Srinivasan (@Ethirajans) August 19, 2018
She had saved Rs 8,246 while her father added some more money to donate a sum of Rs 9,000 to the Chief Minister’s Disaster Relief Fund.
The heartwarming gesture of the eight-year-old was appreciated by Hero Cycles, as in a tweet, the company appreciated Anupriya for her generous act.
“Dear Anupriya, We appreciate your gesture to support humanity in the hour of need. You would get a brand new cycle from us. Please DM your address or contact us at [email protected]”
— Hero Cycles (@Hero_Cycles) August 19, 2018
Meanwhile, Chairman of Hero Group Pankaj Munjal hailed the gesture of the girl.
“Anupriya, parnam to you. You are a noble soul and wish you spread the good around. Hero is too pleased to give you one bike every year of your life. Pl share your contact on my account. Love you and best wishes. Prayers for Kerala,” Munjal tweeted.
Anupriya, parnam to you. You are a noble soul and wish you spread the good around. Hero is too pleased to give you one bike every year of your life. Pl share your contact on my account. Love you and best wishes. Prayers for Kerala https://t.co/vTUlxlTnQR
— Pankaj M Munjal (@PankajMMunjal) August 19, 2018
Thanks to you dear Anupriya and pleasure to talk to your mom. I had read every act of kindness has a ripple effect. Through you I experienced, “Some act of kindness may bring an avalanche “. You are truly blessed and keep up this character of strength that you carry. pic.twitter.com/Ab8plZnKHM
— Pankaj M Munjal (@PankajMMunjal) August 20, 2018