Saina to donate Rs 6 lakhs to families of CRPF martyrs

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London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal has decided to donate Rs six lakhs – Rs 50,000 each – to the families of the 12 Central Reserve Police Force jawans killed in an encounter in Chhattisgarh last week. Saina, who turned 27 on Friday, said she is pained by what happened last week and this is a small contribution to the families who have suffered irreparable loss.

Saina, who turned 27 on Friday said she is pained by what happened last week and this is a small contribution to the families who have suffered irreparable loss.

“My heart goes out to our soldiers who put their lives at risk to keep us safe. I can’t bring those soldiers back who lost their lives in Chhattisgarh but in my small way I want to donate this six lakhs for those families,” Saina said from Bengaluru.

Cine star Akshay Kumar too has announced to help the families of the martyers with Rs 9 lakh each.


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