Anand Mahindra Helps Struggling Gateway Of India Photographers By Supporting Fundraiser

by Sanjana Shenoy
by Sanjana Shenoy 1715

Whether its Mumbaikars or tourists, your stay in Mumbai would be incomplete without a visit to the Gateway of India. And not just that! When you’re here, a picture with the backdrop of the Gateway of India clicked by the photographers around, is mandatory. But unfortunately, due to the coronavirus pandemic and its induced lockdown, this monument has very few visitors. The photographers at the Gateway of India are also hit, leaving them with no source of livelihood at the moment. Anand Mahindra, CEO of Mahindra & Mahindra emerged as a saviour. He vouched to support the fundraiser to help struggling Gateway of India photographers. Read on to know more.

Gateway Of India Photographers Need Help To Sustain Their Business Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

To help struggling Gateway of India photographers, Lizzie Chapman, co-founder of ZestMoney started an initiative to support them. She tagged Anand Mahindra on Twitter and asked for his support. Posting a link on Twitter, she informed him about this fundraiser. Lizzie Chapman wishes to give a Diwali gift to these photographers struggling to earn a livelihood. She approached Anand Mahindra to help fund her programme and reach the goal.

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Anand Mahindra Vouches To Help Gateway Of India Photographers By Supporting Fundraiser

Mahindra, noticed the tweet. He tweeted back, stating “My heart goes out to them. I remember having had my pic taken by one of them when I was a child.” His tweet garnered a lot of praise for his kind gesture. It received over 800 likes. Anand Mahindra is known for his generosity.

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Social media users praised him for supporting struggling Gateway of India photographers.  Anand Mahindra also actively supports entrepreneurs. Earlier, he even tweeted about a 94-year-old Chandigarh lady who started her own Besan Barfi business at the age of 90. It’s truly humbling to see him help others so selflessly. And it’s inspiring for us to also follow his footsteps and help those in need.

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