MUFTI THANKS TENDULKAR FOR 40L TO SCHOOL
J& K chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday thanked former Indian cricketer and MP Sachin Tendulkar for sanctioning 40 lakh for a school ` of the state’s frontier district of Kupwara. Tendulkar has sanctioned this amount from the MPLAD funds for construction of school building in Kupwara. The chief minister in order to express her gratitude took to microblogging site Twitter. com. She said, “Thankful to @ sachin_ rt for using his MPLAD funds for the construction of a school building in Kashmir. Even off the field, he continues to inspire us all.” Tendulkar, in a letter to the DM and district collector ( office of Mumbai suburban district, mentioned that the Imperial Educational Institute, Drugmulla in Kupwara, established in 2007, had requested for funds and “the request must be scrutinised”. The description of work requested include construction of a school building with 10 class rooms, four laboratories, an administrative block, six toilets and an assembly/ prayer hall.