MoD not to accept from Johar Rs 5 cr as it accepts only voluntary donations

October 25, 2016 03:27 AM
Film Producer Karan Johar

New Delhi, October 25: The Ministry of Defence has decided not to accept Rs 5 crore which film producer Karan Johar had been asked to deposit in the armed forces’ battle casualty fund in lieu of his movie  ‘Ai Dil Hai Mushkil’ being allowed to be released. MoD sources said the battle casualty fund accepts only voluntary donations.

There is a procedure for vetting each such donation. Donations to the fund are allowed income tax rebate. There can be no money coming in which is not voluntary, officials confirmed. 

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