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Mary Kom donates one month�s salary

By The Assam Tribune

NEW DELHI, March 30: Six-time world champion boxer MC Mary Kom on Monday said she will donate her one month�s salary as Rajya Sabha MP, amounting to Rs 1 lakh, to the Prime Minister�s Relief Fund to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

�In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, I wish to donate my one month�s salary to the PM�s National Relief Fund. So, please debit an amount of Rs 1,00,000 from my account,� Mary Kom said in a letter to the bank where her salary account is maintained.

The Manipuri, who is also a Commonwealth and Asian Games champion, became a Rajya Sabha MP in 2016.

She recently qualified for her second Olympic Games, which was postponed to 2021 due to the deadly outbreak. � PTI

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