In a heart-warming incident, Basavaraj, a clerk by profession from Karnataka's Kalaburagi (Gulbarga), paid the fees of 45 girls from poor families to help them continue their education. He did this in the memory of his daughter who died last year owing to health issues.

Basavaraj works as a clerk in MPHS Government High School in Kalaburagi’s Maktampura. 

Basavaraj's daughter's death left him in a state of shock and pain. However, he decided to keep the memory of his daughter alive, he has decided to pay the school fees of these girls. 


"From this year I have started paying the fees of poor girls who study in this school," Basavaraj told ANI.

Fathima, a student of MPHS Govt High School, said, " We belong to poor families, and the fees which we can’t pay is paid by our Basavaraj sir in memory of his late daughter. We wish his daughter rests in peace.”