Aizawl: 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 Rs 333 to the village-level task force on COVID-19, local resident Zomuanpuia Tlau said.
Rommel Lalmuansanga handed over a tiny plastic containing Rs 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 Rs 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,” Chief Minister 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 Rommel Lalmuansanga as a “hero” and wished that he be blessed by God.