Indian Shooter Apurvi Chandela Announced To Donate Rs 3 Lakhs To Battle Against COVID-19

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Indian shooting player Apurvi Chandela who won the gold medal in the 2019 ISSF World Cup, on Wednesday she pledge to donate Rs 3 Lakhs to PM Cares Fund and Rs 2 Lakhs to Rajasthan CM Relief Fund for country’s help to fight against the Coronavirus Pandemic.

On Wednesday, She twitted on her twitter that “I pledge to contribute 3 Lakhs to PM CARE Fund and 2 Lakhs to Rajasthan Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. India can, and will fight this pandemic. @narendramodi @PMOIndia @ashokgehlot51 @KirenRijiju.”

Many Sports Fertanity supports and contribute to combat Coronavirus Pandemic some of them are, Hockey India decided to contribute Rs 25 Lakhs towards PM Cares Fund. All India Football Federation (AIFF) Pledge to donate Rs 25 Lakhs towards PM Cares Fund to support the fight against Coronavirus Pandemic.

On Saturday, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) gave Rs 51 crore to PM-CARES. Cricketer Suresh Raina donated Rs 31 lakh to PM-CARES and Rs 21 lakh to Uttar Pradesh CM’s Disaster Relief Fund.

On Friday, former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar had donated Rs 50 lakh. Rohit Sharma had donated Rs 80 Lakhs in which Rs 45 Lakhs to PM Cares Fund and Rs 25 Lakhs to Maharashtra CM Relief Fund while Rs 5 Lakhs each toward Feeding India and Welfare of Stray Dogs to aid the battle against COVID-19.

With 437 new cases reported in the last 24 hours, the tally of COVID-19 positive cases in India shot up to 1,834 on Wednesday night.

The number of deaths in the country due to COVID-19 has risen to 41. The total number of active cases in the country is 1,649. 143 persons have been cured and discharged from the hospitals. One person has migrated, according to the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.


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