The BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has come ahead in help of these affected by the 21-day lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic, pledging to donate rice worth Rs 50 lakh for the underprivileged. Ganguly together with Lal Baba Rice will present for the needy individuals who have been put in authorities colleges for security and safety, the Cricket Association of Bengal introduced in an announcement.
“Hope this initiative of Ganguly would encourage other citizens of the state to take up similar initiatives to serve the people of our state,” the assertion from the corporate added.
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The 1.3-billion populated India has gone into a complete lockdown from midnight in an try to gradual the unfold of COVID-19 virus and CAB secretary Snehashis Ganguly hailed the unprecedented step.
There have been 600 confirmed circumstances throughout India and 10 reported deaths because the world’s second most populous nation’s coronavirus graph was on the rise. Worldwide about 400,000 folks have examined constructive for the virus, whereas the toll is round 17,000.