New Delhi: The family members of the Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu today donated Rs. 10.00 lakhs in aid of the ongoing fight against COVID-19 and construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya.
Muppavarapu Ushamma Naidu, wife of the Vice President took the initiative in pooling contributions from their family and also by their son Harsha, daughter-in-law Radha Muppavarapu, daughter Deepa Venkat, son-in-law Venkat Immani and their four grandchildren.
Naidu sent a cheque of Rs.5.00 lakh to the PM CARES Fund in support of the fight against COVID-19 and another cheque of Rs.5.00 lakh to Shri Ram Janambhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust in support of the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya that begins today with the Bhoomi Pujan.
Earlier in March, Naidu had donated his one month’s salary to PMCARES Fund and had also announced to donate 30 % of his salary every month towards efforts to fight the Covid pandemic.