An ‘uncle’ from Mumbai backed Tulsi from Jamshedpur to continue her dreams of getting a smartphone and pursuing online classes. Tulsi Kumari, sells mangoes by the roadside. Shocked when a certain Ameya Hete purchased 12 mangoes from her worth Rs 1,20,000, paying Rs 10,000 for each mango. The money transferred to her father Srimal Kumar’s account on Wednesday.
Hete, MD, Valuable Edutainment Private Ltd acknowledged about the tussle of the young girl. She spoke to the local media about the crisis that not permitting her to purchase a smartphone and attend classes online.
Tulsi Kumari, a fifth-grader studying in a government school, closed down following the coronavirus pandemic and the emerging lockdown.
After receiving the bulk money, Tulsi Kumari said that she retail mangoes to economise. So that she can purchase a smartphone, but now that she has the cash. She can now visit classes online and pursue her education, reports Times of India.
Hete, whose organisation promotes virtual classes, said he didn’t quite donate to charity by assisting Tulsi Kumari. He stated Tulsi never requested for aid or ceded her education that venture motivated him to assist Tulsi in education.
The coronavirus lockdown caused a prototype shift in classes and schooling. Most operations have shifted online, deepening the digital divide in India. Previously, a caretaker’s son in Chennai caught stealing a smartphone later the police gave him one to pursue online classes.
The boy a student from a corporation school was drived to take the measures following desperation of attending online classes. Tulsi Kumari’s parents reportedly couldn’t buy a smartphone her father works at a biscuit shop and this pushed the school student to venture on theft.
As per police, the boy came under the company of two boys from the same destitute neighbourhood, The duo used the teenager as a provocation to steal a mobile phone. After seeing him loitering around during school hours, they chose to seduce him with the thought of a smartphone so that he no longer had to be absent from his online classes.
Police Inspector S Bhuvaneshwari
Three of them then conducted a search to steal the mobile phone of a truck driver in Thiruvottiyur and consequently all three of them were captured. Thus, the story took a turn towards sympathy after the police inspector S Bhuvaneshwari heard the boy’s urgency for a smartphone in order to pursue his education.
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