Former cricketer VVS Laxman on Wednesday, November 6, shared a post on Twitter about tea seller and called him as his 'inspiration'. In his post, he spoke about a tea seller from Kanpur who is identified as Mohammad Mahboob Malik. According to the former cricketer, Malik takes care of the education of 40 children from the income he generates running a small tea stall. Out of his total income, he spends 80 per cent of it on the children. VVS Laxman's post has gone viral and received over 23,000 likes. Looking at Laxman's post, Netizens have praised the tea seller on Twitter as well.
Mohammad Mahboob Malik, a tea seller from Kanpur takes care of education for— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) November 6, 2019
40 children. He has a small tea shop and spends 80% of his income on the education of these children. What an inspiration ! pic.twitter.com/H1FTxeYuz7
According to news reports, Malik has been running a school for underprivileged children in the Sharda Nagar area in Kanpur. The school had opened in 2015, stated further reports. Along with it, the school provides free education to about 40 children and also sponsors their uniforms, stationery, books and other necessary school items.
Sir, @VVSLaxman281 pls send me address of this guy's I want to meet him and want to contribute myself however is possible to me !— मुकेश श्रीवास्तव (@Srivastavamk95) November 6, 2019
Right now I am at Allahabad that's very close to Kanpur I can reach to him easily ,oulthough I am from Gorkhapur ! I want to meet this guy.
I know him— aditya pratap singh (@Aadityadams) November 6, 2019
He is my neighbor,
We played cricket together
Really an inspiration. We all should try to do at least one percent of what he is doing. You have shared a great inspiration.— Renuka Bapat (@Renuka840800427) November 6, 2019
Thank u sir for bringing him to light. Better to act than to shout and curse a gov. This shows patriotism with example.— Mohammad Zia (@Mohamma68254993) November 6, 2019