Indian shuttler Parupali Kashyap has contributed a sum of Rs 3 lakh in Telangana CM Relief Fund to help India fight the coronavirus pandemic.
Informing about the same, Kashyap tweeted, “I contributed ₹ 3 lakhs to the Telangana CM Relief Fund. I salute the health care workers and emergency service providers. I hope my contribution helps them. @TELANGANACMO @KTRTRS #LetsFightCoronaTogether.”
Earlier, The Board of Control for Cricket in India(BCCI) announced a donation of Rs 51 crores & Cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar reportedly donated Rs 50 lakh to the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund and Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.
The Pathan brothers – Irfan and Yusuf – have donated 4000 face masks to Baroda police and health department while Mahendra Singh Dhoni is reported to have made a contribution of Rs 1 lakh to a Pune-based NGO raising funds.
Some other contributions from other sportspersons were;
Suresh Raina pledged to donate a sum of Rs 52 lakhs.
Hima Das has donated her one month’s salary to the Assam government to help the state combat pandemic.
Indian shooter Manu Bhaker donated Rs 1 lakh to the Haryana government to help the state combat the rapidly-spreading COVID-19 pandemic.
Mumbai Cricket Association on Thursday decided to donate Rs 50 lakh to the Maharashtra government in its fight against the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.
In India, around 4800 people tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus “COVID-19” pandemic 136 have died. 382 have been recovered from the coronavirus pandemic.