Bengaluru: MLC B M Farooq donates pay, allowances to orphans and cancer patients

Daijiworld Media Network - Bengaluru (SP)

Bengaluru, Jul 11: JD(S) member of legislative council, B M Farooq, has said that he would donate his entire pay and other allowances to the cause orphaned children and cancer patients.

Farooq, who hails from Mangaluru and is counted among the richest politicians in the state, told the media persons that he would entirely utilize his income from salary and allowances as a MLC for the above purposes.

Farooq is eligible to get a salary of one lac rupees per month and other allowances totalling to about one lac rupees towards conducting meetings, tours and other expenses. Farooq said that he will not draw these sums and utilize them for serving the needy cancer patients and also for the sake of orphaned children to join the mainstream.

Farooq has already been running an orphanage in the name of his mother, Ayesha. Through this noble gesture, Farooq has stood out as an excellent example for the other politicians to emulate.