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Amid cash crunch, Gujarat residents shower Rs. 40 lakh on folk singers

ANI
Published : Dec 26, 2016, 12:38 pm IST
Updated : Dec 26, 2016, 12:38 pm IST

The organisers of musical event, however, claimed that the money collected during the program will be used for social work.

Residents in Gujarat's Navsari district showered Rs. 40 lakh on folk singers during a musical event. (Photo: ANI/Twitter)
 Residents in Gujarat's Navsari district showered Rs. 40 lakh on folk singers during a musical event. (Photo: ANI/Twitter)

Navsari: At a time when people are facing a cash crunch, residents in Gujarat's Navsari district, showered Rs. 40 lakh on folk singers during a musical event.

The event organised by the Shri Gurjar Kshatriya Kadia Samaj on Sunday night. The audience showered Rs 10 and Rs 20 currency notes on folk singer Farida Mir and Mayabai Ahir.

The organisers, however, claimed that the money collected during the program will be used for social work.

Earlier, new Rs 2000 notes were showered on folk singer Kirtidan Gadhvi in the Palanpur area of Gujarat's Banaskantha district. The event was organised by the Mukteshwar Mahadev Temple.

Tags: folk singers, shower money, cash crunch
Location: India, Gujarat, Navsari