CM BSY donates his entire year's salary for CM relief fund for COVID-19

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CM BSY donates his entire year's salary for CM relief fund for COVID-19

CM BSY donates his entire year's salary for CM relief fund for COVID-19

Bhavana S   ¦    Apr 01, 2020 09:33:27 AM (IST)

CM BSY donates his entire year\'s salary for CM relief fund for COVID-19-1Bengaluru: For the first time by any administrator in the country, chief minister BS Yediyurappa announced donating his entire month's salary for the CM relief fund to fight COVID-19.

"Chief Minister @BSYBJP has announced that he will donate his entire one-year's salary to the CM Relief Fund Covid-19," tweeted Yediyurappa in Kannada and English from this tech hub.

In a video clip tagged along with the tweet, Yediyurappa also urged in Kannada all his cabinet colleagues, ruling BJP Legislators, officials and citizens to liberally contribute to the relief fund to fight the infectious disease.

"I also appeal to the citizens to contribute in whatever capacity to help the state in fighting the coronavirus outbreak," said Yediyurappa in the tweet.

Over 100 people across the southern state tested positive for the dreadful pandemic till Tuesday, including three deaths and 8 discharged, said the state health department in a statement here.