Mayor spends salary on poor students

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PARBAT, Aug 20: Mayor of Kusma municipality, Ramchandra Joshi, has provided assistance to the students from backward family.

Joshi, who had announced that he would spend the allowance the State provides to him by donating it for social cause.

On Sunday, he provided school dress to 26 students from Jagadamba Primary School of Kushma municipality. Similarly, he bought the dresses and educational materials to suffice for a year for a student at Narayan Secondary School from the same municipality.

On the occasion, mayor Joshi said, “Politics is for people, not for earning money. I’ve begun using my salary and allowance by assisting poor students.”

He further said the salary and the incentives he was getting were raised from the tax the people paid, so his help to poor would continue.

Meanwhile, the municipality has decided not to increase tax and service charges. RSS