TAMIL NADU

Aid for medical student

KARUR, AUG. 21 . In a moving gesture, employees of the Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited, Kagithapuram, here pooled together over Rs. 80,000 towards the educational expenses of B. Kamatchi, daughter of a poor stone quarry worker from Palappatti in Namakkal district, whose plight was highlighted in these columns. A senior TNPL official handed over the amount to a thankful Kamatchi on behalf of the employees here today.

A student from a Government higher secondary school in a village in Namakkal district, she secured a seat at the Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College Hospital, Salem, fighting poverty.