Chennai: A 59-year-old evening watchman, Thangadurai, from Chennai, donated his one month’s wage to the Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund (CMPRF) to help the state authorities in combating the Covid-19 pandemic.
Thangadurai donated ₹10,101 to the chief minister’s aid fund. He additionally believes that his contribution will profit extra individuals in want than his personal battle to make ends meet.
After attending to know concerning the watchman’s heroics, the CM MK Stalin met Thangadurai to understand his help and gifted him a replica of M Karunanidhi’s e book “Thirukural”.
Taking to Twitter, MK Stalin wrote, “Thangadurai, a night watchman who couldn’t meet me at first, had donated a month’s salary to the CM’s relief fund. After learning about this, I requested a meeting with him. And I gave him a book called Thirukural by Kalaignar.”
திரு. தங்கதுரை இரவெல்லாம் காவல் பணியில் ஈடுபட்டு பெற்ற ஊதியத்தை என்னிடம் வழங்க முடியாமல் #Donate2TNCMPRF கணக்கில் செலுத்திவிட்டு திரும்பியதை அறிந்து நெகிழ்ந்தேன்.
அவரை நேரில் அழைத்து, தலைவர் கலைஞர் உரையில் மனிதம் போற்றும் திருக்குறள் நூலை வழங்கி நன்றி கூறினேன்!
தங்கமனம் வாழ்க! pic.twitter.com/3hAlg2Kc6d
— M.Ok.Stalin (@mkstalin) May 14, 2021
Flocked by media after assembly the CM, Thangadurai stated that he stunned with the nice and cozy welcome of the brand new CM and gave a gist of his dialog with Stalin: “When I met the CM, he asked where I was from. CM thanked me and handed me a book after learning that I was donating my one-month salary,” stated Thangadurai.
Thangadurai additional requested individuals to “wear a mask and break the chain” of the Covid-19.