Actor Pankaj Tripathi gets library, electricity to his village school
Renowned actor Pankaj Tripathi has inaugurated a library at the Higher Secondary School in Belsand, Gopalganj, where he studied once. This heartfelt initiative is dedicated to the cherished memory of his late father, Pandit Banaras Tiwari.
Tripathi’s dedication to sustainable development led to the installation of eco-friendly solar energy panels, ensuring the school’s self-sufficiency in power supply and electricity.
Tripathi said, “In dedicating this library to the cherished memory of my father, Pandit Banaras Tiwari, I hope to instill a lifelong love for knowledge and literature in the hearts of students of Belsand, Gopalganj, which is the school where I took my first steps. Education is the greatest gift we can give to our future generations, and it is my honour to contribute to their journey of learning.”
Tripathi, along with his elder brother, have established the Pandit Banaras Tiwari Foundation Trust, a trust in the honour of their parents.
The actor is also known for films such as Newton, Stree, Fukrey, OMG, Main Atal hoon, among a few, as well as web series “Mirzapur”
. Tripathi recently received the National Award for Best Supporting Actor for “Mimi”.