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    Anupama Nadella joins fight against COVID-19 in Telangana; MS CEO's kin donates Rs 2 crore to CM Fund

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    Telangana is currently under lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus.

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    Satya Nadella (R) with wife Anupama Venugopal (C) and son Zain at home in Seattle. (Image: LinkedIn/Satya Nadella)
    HYDERABAD: Anupama Venugopal Nadella, wife of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, has donated Rs 2 crore to the Chief Minister Welfare Fund to be used to help the poor during the lockdown period.

    Telangana is currently under lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus.

    Several prominent personalities have extended their support and announced donations for the government initiatives to help the poor with supply of essential commodities during the lockdown period in the state, an official release said.

    A cheque for Rs 2 crore has been handed over to Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao by Anupama's father and former senior IAS officer KR Venugopal, it said.


    Government employees and teachers have donated a day's basic salary.

    Employees joint action committee leaders Karem Ravinder Reddy and Mamata have handed over a cheque for Rs 48 crore to the chief minister, it said.

    Telugu film actor Nitin donated Rs 10 lakh.


    The chief minister has thanked them all, the release added.

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    7 Comments on this Story

    Guru110 days ago
    Strange. The Government Employees Body donated 48 crores while Nadella wife donated 2 crore and the headline is of Nadella wife.
    Neways, all the money would have reached KCR illicit bank accounts by now and to make the money white, he will claim Rs 5 crore/year/acre profit from his capsicum farms up from Rs 1 crore/year/acre profit last year.
    Vilas Save110 days ago
    wonderful act.Hope Rana will come clean and donate his wealth to this cause.
    Kishore Shivani110 days ago
    WHAT ARE INDIAN INDUSTRIALISTS DOING TO HELP THE NATION AND THE PEOPLE OF THE COUNTRY INSTEAD OF COMING FORWARD AND CONTRIUTING GENEROUSLY O THE WELFARE OF THE NATION THEY ARE STILL WHINING LIKE MAD DOGS FOR FISCAL PACKAGE FOR THEMSELVES TO INCREASE THEIR OWN PROFITS AT COST OF THE NATION AND ITS CITIZENS BUNCH OF MORONS ROGUES CROOKS CHEATS OPPORTUNISTS DISGRACEFUL SHAMELESS FRATERNITY.
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