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Saffronart donates Rs 36 lakhs to Kerala CM's Distress Relief Fund

IANS  |  Mumbai/ Thiruvananthapuram 

A of Rs 36.17 lakhs, raised from a of 32 works of modern and contemporary art, was donated on Wednesday to Chief Ministers Distress Relief Fund by house

The donation was made by Dinesh Vazirani, who met Chief on Wednesday morning.

"People from around the country came together for our in August, and we are humbled to be able to contribute this amount of Rs 36 lakhs to the Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund.

"We hope to see a similar show of solidarity in our next auction for the cause in January 2019, in partnership with the We stand by the resilient people of Kerala and their government, which is leading the commendable relief efforts and helping people rebuild their lives," Vazirani said.

StoryLTD by raised the amount during its Kerala Flood Relief Fundraiser Auction on August 29-30.

Among the top ten lots sold in the no were works by well-known Kerala-born artists including and Riyas Komu, as well as leading artists such as Ram Kumar, and

The fundraiser sale, the auction house said, was conducted to assist ongoing relief efforts in the state, which recently experienced the worst floods to occur there in over 90 years, causing widespread displacement and destruction.



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First Published: Wed, November 21 2018. 15:48 IST