Dana Majhi, who walked 10-km carrying his wife’s body on his shoulder in Odisha’s Kalahandi district triggering a national uproar, today received a Rs 9 lakh bank cheque donated by Bahrain Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa at the Bahrain Embassy in New Delhi.
The officials of the Bahrain Embassy handed over the bank cheque to Dana Majhi who reached here after flying from Bhubaneswar.
Dana Majhi received a one-time assistance of Rs 5 lakh from Sulabh International. Besides, Majhi would also be receiving Rs 10,000 every month from Sulabh for the education of his daughters.
The Sulabh Internationl made fixed deposit (FD) in the bank account of Dana Majhi which will mature five years from now on September 3, 2021. “Dana Majhi will get a sum of Rs 7,33,921 after five years at the interest rate of 7.5 percent,” said an official of the bank where the FD was made.