Hope our contribution helps ease pain: Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma pledge support to PM Relief Fund
By: Sports Desk |

Updated: March 30, 2020 1:00:04 pm


Anushka Sharma Virat Kohli Mahesh Babu on curfew coronavirus Anushka Sharma, Virat Kohli pledge support as coronavirus circumstances rise within the nation. (Photo: Anushka Sharma/Twitter)

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma on Monday pledged their support to the PM-CARES Fund & the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (Maharashtra) because the variety of circumstances of coronavirus pandemic within the state crossed 200.

The Indian cricket crew captain, who’s married to Bollywood actress Anushka, wrote on Twitter, “Anushka and I are pledging our support towards PM-CARES Fund & the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (Maharashtra). Our hearts are breaking looking at the suffering of so many & we hope our contribution, in some way, helps easing the pain of our fellow citizens #IndiaFightsCorona”

The variety of constructive circumstances in India has crossed the 1000-mark with over 25 deaths reported within the nation due to the lethal virus. The well being disaster has introduced the sporting world and life on the whole to a standstill. Other than the Indian Premier League (IPL) getting postponed, European Football and Tokyo Olympics 2020 have additionally been suspended.

Cricket has seen its share of donations and contributions with BCCI, India’s greatest sports activities physique, pledged to donate Rs 51 crores to the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM-CARES Fund). Meanwhile, batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar donated Rs 50 lakh to struggle the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tendulkar’s donation is to date the most important contribution amongst India’s main sportspersons, a few of whom have pledged their salaries whereas just a few others have donated medical tools to struggle the dreaded outbreak.

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