Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday praised a salon owner in Madurai as one among many individuals across the country who had spent their hard-earnings to help those in distress during the COVID-19 crisis.
“There are innumerable people who are willing to give everything in the service of others. One such gentleman is KC Mohan of Tamil Nadu. Mohan ji, who runs a salon in Madurai, through sheer hard work, had saved Rs 5 lakh for his daughter’s education. To help the needy and the underprivileged during this difficult time, he spent the entire amount,” Modi said.
The 46-year-old man relished the moment when his act of humanity was recognised by the Prime Minister. “It was around 11 am when I was working in the salon, the Prime Minister appreciated my help and wholeheartedly thanked me. I rushed to my house and conveyed this message to my family, who erupted in joy,” Mohan said. “Above all, it was a moment of pride for people of Madurai,” he added. A month ago, he offered essential commodities such as rice, dhal, oil and grocery items from his savings to the poor who were in distress during the lockdown.