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‘His willingness to set aside even limited savings for others’; Health Minister calls Janardhanan

Health Minister KK Shailaja on the phone congratulated Janardhanan, a beedi worker who donated his entire savings to the Chief Minister’s Disaster Relief Fund. The Health Minister said that Janardhanan, a beedi worker, is standing in front of society today as a symbol of human love.
The response was via Facebook.

The full version of the response,

The entire amount in the account was donated to the Chief Minister’s Disaster Relief Fund as part of the Vaccine Challenge by Shri. Congratulations to Janardhanan on the phone. Janardhanan, a beedi worker, stands tall in society today as a symbol of human love.

He told the media that he was able to do this because I was 50 per cent communist. “Being a 100 per cent communist means being willing to sacrifice even your life for society,” he said.

Although he has a low-paying job, he has been able to lead a dignified life. The children were well educated (B.Tech graduates). In the meanwhile, he could not make big savings but his great mind to set aside even limited savings for others is respected by all today. Heartfelt greetings to Comrade Janardhanan and his family

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