Coin donations will fund Kejriwal’s IT penalty

IAC displaying messages all over the city saying Kejriwal has been wrongly fined

geetanjali

Geetanjali Minhas | September 5, 2011



Even as team Anna member and Magsaysay award winner, Arvind Kejriwal has been slapped with an income tax notice to pay up 9.4 lakh rupees for breach of service terms, Arvind has refused to pay the amount.

In support of Kejriwal who is fighting a cause for people of the country, volunteers of India Against Corruption (IAC), the ngo that supported Anna Hazare’s anti corruption movement will collect donations of coins only from citizens as they feel it is people’s movement.

With banners displaying the message “Arvind Kejriwal has been wrongly fined. Let us contribute on his behalf coins of 25 paise, 50 paise, one rupee, five rupee and 10 rupees” groups of volunteers will stand at all public places in Mumbai including religious places like Siddhivinayak temple, Swami Narayan temple, Haji Ali Dargah, different churches, schools, colleges, railway stations, bus depots, parks, shopping malls and other major junctions.

On, September 11, i.e; the final Ganpati visarjan day, IAC volunteers will also ask for donations at major immersion spots at Juhu Chowpatty, Girguam Chowpatty, Shivaji Park and Worli.

Carrying gunny bags and containers, volunteers will collect maximum possible coin denominations.

“The collected coins will be counted at our central office in Andheri  East. After collection we will discuss with our Delhi team on the deposit process ”said Piyush Bhatia, coordinator ,IAC Mumbai.”

Comments

 

Other News

BMC commissioner Chahal conferred with hon. doctorate

BMC commissioner and administrator Iqbal Singh Chahal has been conferred with a Honorary Doctor of Science Degree (honoris causa) by Guru Nanak Dev University in Amritsar, Punjab. Chahal was conferred the degree during the 48th convocation of the University in Amritsar at the hands of Punjab

Sebi to have two-track approach on ESG

Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) aims to use a two-track approach on environmental social and corporate governance (ESG). Addressing a conference on ‘ESG for Atmanirbhar Bharat` in Mumbai, Sebi chairperson Madhabi Puri Buch said that that there should not be a single carbo

Accuracy more important than speed in news: Anurag Thakur

Presenting authentic information is the prime responsibility of media and that facts should be properly checked before they are put in the public domain, union minister of information and broadcasting Anurag Thakur has said. “While speed with which the information is transmitted is imp

FM concludes pre-budget consultations

Union minister for finance and corporate affairs Nirmala Sitharaman has concluded the pre-budget consultation meetings for Budget 2023-24 that were held from November 21 to 28 in the virtual mode. More than 110 invitees representing seven stakeholder groups participated in eight meetings sch

Coal production rises by 18% to 448 MT

The total coal production in the country stands at 448 million tonnes (MT) for the month of October 2022 which is 18% higher than the production of the corresponding period of last year. The growth of coal production from Coal India Ltd (CIL) is also more than 17%. The ministry of coal said

How to execute large-scale social impact projects

The number of social innovators and entrepreneurs has considerably increased recently in India. The idea of social entrepreneurship, which aspires to provide novel solutions for the world`s most critical social issues, is now receiving more attention. Challenges like overworked healthcare,

Visionary Talk: Amitabh Gupta, Pune Police Commissioner with Kailashnath Adhikari, MD, Governance Now


Archives

Current Issue

Opinion

Facebook    Twitter    Google Plus    Linkedin    Subscribe Newsletter

Twitter