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KFCC contributes Rs. 60 lakh for relief works

By: By: Shekhar H Hooli
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Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce (KFCC) has contributed Rs. 60 lakh to the Chief Minister Relief Fund for relief works in Northern Karnataka. The president of KFCC, Dr. Jayamala along with the members Rockline Venkatesh, Ashok, Thomas D Souza and Sa. Ra. Govindu, presented the cheque to the Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa at Banquent Hall Vidhana Soudha during the release of Dr. Rajakumar Postal Stamp on November 1.

Earlier, Dr. Jayamala had promised to give Rs. 25 lakhs from KFCC to Chief Minister Relief fund. Kannada film industry had organised a roadshow to collect relief fund in Bangalore last month and had collected Rs.60 lakhs. This amount did not include the individual donation of Sandalwood celebrities.

Speaking on the occasion of Karnataka Rajyotsava, the President of KFCC said, "The Kannada film industry is with the flood hit victims of North Karnataka and it is working hard to get them infrastrctures like food, shelter and drinking water.

Smt. Parvathamma Rajakumar, KH Muniyappa, the minister of state for Railways, Rehman Khan, deputy speaker of Rajya Sabha were also present on the function.

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