Prime Minister Narendra Modi waives off Rs 6 crore custom duty on life-saving drugs to save 5-year-old baby girl.


A 5-month-old baby girl got a new hope of life as Prime Minister Narendra Modi waived off custom duty of Rs 6 crores and other charges for importing life-saving medicines worth Rs 10 crores. Toddler Teera Kamat has been battling a debilitating disease called Spinal Muscular Atrophy and is in dire need of gene replacement therapy.

Little Teera kamat battling debilitating disease at a hospital

Union Government exempted the taxes and custom duty after a request by former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis made to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Girl’s parents couldn’t afford the taxes amounting to several crores.

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Fadanvis expressed sincere gratitude to PM Narendra Modi for the humanitarian and extremely sensitive approach towards exempting all the taxes for importing of life-drugs for little Teera Kamat. Fadanvis wished for speedy recovery of little baby girl.


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