Priyanka Chopra donates Rs 50 lakh to a cancer charity

21 October,2013 08:36 AM IST |   |  Sonali Joshi Pitale

Priyanka Chopra pledges Rs 50 to help build a cancer ward in a suburban hospital in the memory of her late father

Just a few months ago, Priyanka Chopra*s father, Dr Ashok Chopra lost his battle with cancer. In memory of her father, Priyanka has donated Rs 50 lakh to help build a cancer ward in a suburban hospital.u00a0

Priyanka Chopra with her father Ashok Chopra

A source from the medical facility says, "PC was close to her father and was heartbroken when he passed away. She was keen to do something for those suffering from cancer and recently came to know about the hospital*s initiative."

PC has not only extended financial help to the hospital but will also be present at the ward*s inauguration today.

PC has not only given financial help to the ward but is also going to be present for the inauguration today. The official spokesperson of the hospital says, "We are inaugurating a section for cancer patients in the name of Dr Ashok Chopra."u00a0

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