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Mumbai Home to Most Indian Philanthropists

Mumbai Home to Most Indian Philanthropists

by The Daily Eye Team January 8 2015, 2:29 pm Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 42 secs

The list of philanthropists from Mumbai includes names like Ratan Tata, ranked number 4 with donations of Rs 620 crore, Mukesh Ambani at number 5 with donations of Rs 603 crore, Shah Rukh Khan at 33rd rank with Rs 25 core donations and Salman Khan at number 47 with Rs 11 crore worth of donations.

Mumbai philanthropists put together contributed Rs 2129 crore. Bangalore had the most number of philanthropists after Mumbai with 8 representatives from India’s IT capital making the list. However, Bangalore’s total contribution far surpassed Mumbai’s, thanks to Wipro chief Azim Premji’s donations worth Rs 12,316 crore taking the city’s total to Rs 13,200 crore. Mr Premji also topped the list, followed by Vedanta chief Anil Agarwal whose donations totalled Rs 1,796 crore. HCL chief Shiv Nadar rounded off the top 3 with donations worth Rs 1,136 crore.

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