An Aam Aadmi Party MP pledges to donate his entire salary to Punjabi students for higher education
AAP MP Vikramjit Singh Sahney announced he will donate his entire salary and that of his staff to support higher education of students coming from economically weaker sections in Punjab.
Newly elected AAP MP Vikramjit Singh Sahney on Monday announced he will donate his entire salary and that of his staff to support higher education of students coming from economically weaker sections in Punjab. The Arvind Kejriwal-led party’s Rajya Sabha MP from Punjab took oath on Monday and committed to donate his entire salary for higher education of “Punjab students” during his six-year term.
“After Ardaas at Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib, took oath in Parliament as MP Rajya Sabha & Committed to donate all mine & staff salary for higher education of economically weak Punjabi students,” Mr Sahney tweeted.
Mr Sahney, elected to Rajya Sabha last month, is an entrepreneur, philanthropist and social activist. He is the international president of the World Punjabi Organisation, which is functional in 22 countries.
Mr Sahney had helped in evacuating 500 Afghan Hindus and Sikhs by sending three chartered flights at his own expense to Kabul after Taliban took over Afghanistan.
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