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​​Actor Akshay Kumar donates Rs. 1.08 crores to the family of the martyred Jawans.
Mar 17, 2017 - 11:33 hrs IST

Bollywood Superstar Akshay Kumar, a philanthropist continues to do his best whenever he can and this time its for the jawans and their families to whom the actor is said to have donated a whooping amount of Rs. 1.08 crore to the families of the twelve slain jawans of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) who belonged to the 219 battalion.

The bravehearts were killed in Chattisgarh's Sukma district after a group of Naxalites armed militia at a road opening party in the Bhaji Village on Saturday . The actor since then has been in regular touch with IPS officer Amit Lodha , the DIG of Jaisalmer North Sector. Akshay Kumar enquired about the encounter and had requested Lodha to share all the details of the slain Jawans' immediate kin and on going through the details Akshay expressed his desire to donate 9 lakhs each to the families of these martyred jawans.

DIG Amit Lodha is touched by the Superstar's magnanimous gesture and is extremely grateful to him for his kindness towards the jawan's families.