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Maharashtra: Students collect money for Kerala flood relief by selling tea

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Mumbai: Students of a school in Latur district of Maharashtra have managed to raise Rs 51,000 for flood victims in Kerala — by selling tea.

Students of Harivanshrai Bachchan Vidyalaya at Ahmadpur town handed over the cheque to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis at his official residence here today.

Responding to the appeal made by the state government to help the people of Kerala, the students decided to start a tea stall and donate the proceeds for flood relief, a government official said.


The initiative succeeded and the students could raise Rs 51,000, he said.

Hariom Musale, Vishwambhar Mulgir, Sanjay Kendre, Shubham Chitte and other students handed over the cheque to Fadnavis who interacted with them and lauded their efforts, the official said.