Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has contacted a 10-year-old boy in Ludhiana, Punjab, after a video of him selling socks on roads went viral.
The Corona pandemic has deprived children of their education and turned many children from poor and poor families into workers.
That’s how Vansh Singh, a 10-year-old boy from Punjab, was selling socks on the roads due to poverty. When a customer who bought socks from the boy tried to pay him an additional Rs.50, the boy refused to receive it.
The person who made the video shared it on social media. This video went viral. This came to the notice of Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder. The Chief Minister immediately ordered the authorities to inquire about the boy. Later, he spoke to the boy over the phone by video call.
He ordered immediate financial assistance of Rs 2 lakh to the boy’s family. He also promised that the government would bear the entire cost of the boy’s education. Vansh Singh has been readmitted to the school with the help of district collector.
The Chief Minister said the boy’s honesty and self-respect in poverty also attracted him. The boy’s father also sells socks. Mother is a housewife. Boy Vansh Singh has an older brother and three sisters .