A textile dealer who donated hundreds of
clothes to Kerala flood victims got a massive surprise Eid gift from a
UAE-based Indian businessman.
Textile dealer donates hundreds of clothes to Kerala flood victims
You never know what the future holds, especially when you’re in the midst of a natural disaster. Little would Noushad, a textile dealer in Kochi, know what was coming his way.
With thousands displaced in the ongoing Kerala floods, he decided to donate hundreds of clothes purchased during Eid Al Adha to affected victims for free.
Photograph credit: Wikimedia Commons
Overnight sensation after viral video
South Indian actor Rajesh Sharma went live on Facebook, showing Noushad remove clothes from shelves and packing them in bundles. The video turned him into an overnight sensation with thousands of views.
UAE businessman offers generous Eid gift after seeing Noushad’s donation
Afi Ahmed, Managing Director of Smart Travel
in the UAE, saw the video on Facebook and decided to gift Noushad 100,000
Rupees (AED 5,114) as well as flight tickets for him and his family to Dubai.
An artist made a portrait of Noushad using clothes
Indian artist Davinchi Suresh made a tribute to Noushad, with a portrait of him using clothes. Check it out:
102 dead and 59 missing in Kerala floods
Kerala has been affected by some of the worst floods in over a century. The death toll stands at 102 and another 59 are reported missing.
A Red alert has been issued in districts of
Malappuram and Kozhikode, and an Orange alert has been issued in districts of
Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasargod.