Mangaluru, Sep 25 (PTI) A symbolic effort of a class
eight student in sending 300 two-layered cotton face masks to
army jawans has earned praise from Defence Minister Rajnanth
Ishita Achar, a student of Madhava Kripa school in Udupi
had sent the parcel containing masks to the army personnel
through the Defence Ministry a month back.
On Thursday, her mother Nandita Achar received a letter
of appreciation from Defence Minister Rajnanth Singh.
In the letter dated September 16, Rajnanth Singh said he
appreciated the sentiments of her daughter for the army
"Thank you for preparing face masks for our army
personnel. I appreciate the sentiments of your daughter Ishita
Achar towards our jawans and her awareness of the safety
measures during the Covid-19.
I wish your daughter all the best for her future
endeavours," the letter said.
Ishita Achar told the media that she was extremely happy
and excited to have received a personal letter of appreciation
from the Defence Minister himself.
Ishita Achar had stitched the masks during the lockdown
period, responding to a call from Bharat Scouts and Guides
state commissioner and former Minister P G R Sindhia asking
its members to prepare face masks for Class 10 students
appearing for the SSLC examination.
The masks were sent to the jawans as suggested by a
family friend as there was enough stock for students, Ishita''s
mother said. PTI MVG
Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Outlook staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI
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