BCCI donates Rs 3 crore for Mumbai heroes

Updated: 15 December 2008 16:21 IST

BCCI donated Rs 3 crore for the security personnel who either lost life or sustained injuries during last month's terror attacks in Mumbai.

Chennai:

In a heart-warming gesture, the BCCI on Monday donated Rs three crore for the security personnel who either lost life or sustained injuries during last month's terror attacks in Mumbai.

BCCI secretary N Srinivasan made the announcement after the conclusion of the first India-England Test match at the MA Chidambaram Stadium.

Of the amount, Rs two crore would go to the families of the heroes - Police, National Security Guards, Naval Commandos and Firemen - who laid down their lives while fighting the terrorists in Mumbai.

The remaining one crore would go to the police personnel, commandos and firemen who sustained injuries in the rescue operations, Srinivasan said in a statement.

Topics : Cricket Sreesanth
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