Retired Govt Employee Donates Rs 2,60,000 for ‘Swachh Bharat’

Modi lauded Chandrakant Kulkarni for donating one-third of his pension to the Swachh Bharat Kosh.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday lauded retired government employee Chandrakant Kulkarni for donating one-third of his pension to the Swachh Bharat Kosh.

“A retired government employee giving almost a third of his pension for a Swachh Bharat. What can be a greater inspiration?” he said while addressing the nation in the 21st edition of his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme.

Kulkarni yesterday presented 52 post-dated cheques worth Rs 2,60,000 towards the Swachh Bharat Kosh to Prime Minister Modi during the latter’s visit to Pune.

(With inputs from PTI)

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