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Autowalla Who Sold House To Educate Grand Child Gets 24 Lakh Fund

A crowd-funding initiative of a storyteller website fetched Rs 24 lakh to a 74-year-old Mumbai-based auto driver, who sold his house to support his granddaughter’s education. After being surfaced, the website shared the septuagenarian Deshraj’s story on their platform with ‘Pawri’ twist that helped them cross Rs 20 lakh limit. Reportedly, after losing two sons, Deshraj became the sole breadwinner for a seven-member family and forced to sleep… read-more

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 09:10 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Human interese, auto driver, Mumbai, Humans Of Bombay

Courtesy: The Indian express

Autorickshaw driver Mr. Desraj, Mumbai.

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Grand-Father Sells House, Sleeps In Rickshaw For Grand-Daughter's Education

Mumbai-based autorickshaw driver Mr. Desraj's story goes viral after a photo-blogging platform 'Humans of Bombay' published it. Mr. Desraj sold his house to pay for her grand-daughter's education and is currently sleeping in his auto from past one year. After the death of his two sons, he promised to give free rides to customers on the day her grand-daughter graduates. Meanwhile, a fundraiser campaign on Facebook has collected over Rs 5.3… read-more

Fri, 12 Feb 2021 - 03:16 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Mumbai, Humans Of Bombay, Mr Desraj, Facebook

Courtesy: NDTV