Makkal Selvan a.k.a Vijay Sethupathi has donated a sum of 50 lakhs to benefit the educational facilities in Ariyalur district. Anitha who ended her life over NEET belonged to this district.
The actor has announced that Rs.5000 will go to 771 anganwadis, 50,000 to 10 government schools for blind and Rs.50000 to government schools for deaf. The actor has also clarified that the donation was made public not for publicity but to encourage others to contribute as well.
Vijay Sethupathi added that he wanted to do something in the memory of Anitha and also help the educationally backward district of Ariyalur.