Former Indian batsman and Lok Sabha MP Gautam Gambhir mentioned that he has launched Rs one crore out of his MP Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) in direction of the reduction efforts amid the coronavirus pandemic.
“It is time that all resources of the country be directed towards fighting COVID-19. Have released INR 1 Crore from my MP LAD fund towards relief efforts. Have also donated one month’s salary towards the Central Relief Fund. United we stand!!” mentioned Gambhir.
Earlier, Gambhir had mentioned in a press release that his basis was distributing meals packets to poor folks in his constituency. The assertion additionally mentioned that in the course of the lockdown, 2,000 packets of meals had been being ready and distributed by the muse, and that efforts had been being made in order that nobody ought to have to fear about meals right now.
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju additionally mentioned that he has donated Rs one crore from his MPLAD fund. Taking to Twitter, Rijiju wrote: “I am depositing the amount now. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given a call to all BJP MPs to give Rs 1 crore from their MPLADS Fund to the National Relief Fund in fight against coronavirus.”
Currently, 819 lively COVID-19 circumstances have been reported throughout the nation and the pandemic has claimed 19 lives. Globally, the pandemic has taken round 30,000 lives.