Mysuru: Amid debate, and protests about Hijab, going on all over the State, a Muslim family in the district set an example for communal harmony through donating land worth over Rs. 60 Lakh to the government school.
The family of late Mohammed Jaffer in Bachegowdanahalli in HD Kote Taluk handed over 2 acre and 20 guntas of land to Bachegowdanahalli Government Higher Primary School on Wednesday February 16.
Jaffer’s family has 12 acres of land and the land donated is as per his wish. Jaffer’s son Mohammed Rakib handed over the gift deed to school authorities at Sub-Registrar’s Office in HD Kote.
Speaking to News Karnataka Rakib said that the school lacks playground and buildings. The land would help for construction of playground and construction of English Medium School. He said before his death Jaffer had told his four sons to donate two acres of land for school to facilitate students.
The villagers, and school teachers heartily congratulated the family for this noble gesture.