Kerala floods: Hanan Hamid, trolled for selling fish, donates Rs. 1.5 lakh
Kochi, Aug 18: Kerala college girl Hanan Hamid, who was trolled for selling fish in her uniform, has donated Rs 1.5 lakh for flood relief in the state. Kerala's worst monsoon in a century has killed 324 people so far.
"Keeping the special flood situation in Kerala in mind, I have decided to donate Rs 1.5 lakh to Kerala chief minister's disaster relief fund. I am planning to hand over the cheque to the chief minister on Saturday," Hanan told News18 over phone.
Early this month she walked the ramp at Onam Bakrid Khadi Expo in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday. Hanan surprised everyone with her never-seen avatar in the fashion show. Khadi board has organised the event in connection with the state-level inauguration of Onam-Bakrid Khadi fest. The fashion show proved that Khadi will give a tough competition to modern fashion brands.
Hanan Hamid, a graduate student of Chemistry came into the limelight after she was spotted selling fish in her college uniform by reporters from Mathrubhumi, following which a story on her was featured on the paper.
The story showed Hanan in her college uniform and a plastic cap, selling fish in the Palarivattom-Thammanam junction in Kochi. The news did the rounds on social media and Hanan went viral.
Following this, channels hounded her, and several users applauded the girl for her grit and attitude to life.