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Latur earthquake in 1993 happened when was the President of the Federation of Indian Associations in the US.
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We had decided to donate – we did a concert and collected a few thousand dollars, but there was a great desire to donate in-kind as well. One of the volunteers ran a campaign to collect used clothes.
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That outraged me. While I was still in my 20s and had won the election on the Kejriwal-ish plank of changing the system, I knew that I did not wield much power.
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I still called a meeting and my anger was visible: “What the hell you think of yourself? My country is not a beggar. This moment of crisis is not to humiliate them. Most of the victims are far more qualified than you!…”
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Many people use a crisis as an opportunity to flaunt their generosity.
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