Former India captain and Board of Control of Cricket in India President Sourav Ganguly on Friday appealed for individuals to remain indoors and preserve social distancing as India grapples with the coronavirus pandemic.
“Stay indoors and maintain immunity. Remember social distancing is the new unity and most importantly, fighting coronavirus is our national duty,” mentioned Ganguly in a video that was tweeted by DD News.
“These are troublesome instances all around the globe, in India and in varied states of our nation and it’s vital that we get up. Yes the Prime Minister, the Chief Ministers and the well being division is making an attempt and the police have executed a superb job.
“But it’s on us. It’s on us to take care of isolation, respect their orders and keep protected and wholesome. Remember if we’re collectively and accountable, we are able to battle this. It’s a really harmful virus, one thing the world has by no means seen and one thing we’d by no means see once more. These are distinctive circumstances so be accountable, be wholesome and most significantly, keep indoors,” Ganguly mentioned.
Earlier, Ganguly had introduced that the BCCI contributed Rs 51 crore to the PM-CARES fund that has been set as much as battle towards coronavirus.
He was additionally among the many sports activities personalities that Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with on Friday morning after he made his handle to the nation.