Manappuram Finance has distributed financial aid to the families affected by the Tanur boat disaster which claimed the lives of 22 people. KPA Majeed, Tirurangadi MLA, handed over the cheques to the family members at a special meeting organised at SNM Higher Secondary School, Parapanangadi.
Dr. Sumita Nandan, Executive Director, Manappuram Finance Limited, presided. A financial assistance of Rs 10 lakh has been distributed among six families who lost their loved ones in the disaster. During the presidential address at the event, Dr. Sumitha Nandan said: “Although it is not a solution to the irreparable loss, it is an attempt to provide some solace.”
MLA Majeed commended the compassionate gesture shown by Manappuram Finance and its chief V.P Nandakumar. He added that many people have announced various kinds of assistance, but Manappuram was the first to distribute financial assistance.
State Consumerfed Director Nias Pulikalakath gave the welcome speech. Parappanangadi Municipal Chairman A. Usman, Municipal Health Standing Committee Member Shahul Hameed, BJP District President Ravi Thelat, Parappanangadi Bar Council Secretary Adv. Mohammad Haneefa, Ward Counsellor Razaq, Parapanangadi Lions Club President PK Manoj, Manappuram Finance Senior PRO KM Ashraf, Calicut University Lions Club President Adv. Baburaj and Manappuram employees took part.