More than 500 fans of Megastar Chiranjeevi donated blood in the Chiranjeevi Blood Bank, to prove allegations made on the blood bank as false.
Allegations on the working and management of the blood bank have been questioned many a times. Producer and trustee of the Chiranjeevi Charitable Trust, that manages the Blood Bank, Allu Arvind, came forward and asked the Government authorities to come and check the operations of the blood bank themselves. He even invited people who are in doubt, to come and check for themselves
Allu Arvind rubbished the allegations and said that the Blood Bank was running smoothly thanks to constant patronage of fans and others. He went on to add saying that such false allegations were made for personal and political mileage.
To support for the cause, the hundreds of Chiranjeevi fans came forward to prove the allegations were wrong. The Chiranjeevi Blood Bank has been active since 1998. It was awarded the ‘Best Voluntary Blood Bank’ by Andhra Pradesh Government for 2002 and 2003.