A seven-year-old boy from Mizoram’s Kolasib town broke open his piggy bank and donated his entire savings to fight COVID-19 and feed the poor hit by the lockdown imposed to contain the spread of the disease.
Rommel Lalmuansanga, a resident of Venglai area in Kolasib donated an amount of ₹333 to the village-level task force to combat COVID-19, local resident Zomuanpuia Tlau said.
Lalmuansanga handed over a tiny plastic bag containing ₹333 in coins and currency notes to leaders of the task force, he said. His gesture has been appreciated by many including Chief Minister Zoramthanga.
“This tiny bundle contains ₹333 in cash and coins; 7-year-old Rommel Lalmuansanga from Kolasib Venglai donated his entire savings to his village-level task force in this war against the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic,” Zoramthanga tweeted.
This tiny bundle contains Rs. 333/- in cash and coins;
7-year-old Rommel Lalmuansanga from Kolasib Venglai donated his entire savings to his Village Level Task Forces in this war against the dreaded Covid-19 pandemic
May the good Lord bless you abundantly
You are a Hero!#Hero pic.twitter.com/YfGbG9CHDI
— Zoramthanga (@ZoramthangaCM) March 31, 2020
The chief minister lauded Lalmuansanga as a “hero” and wished that he be blessed by God.