Legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has offered financial aid to 4000 underprivileged people, together with kids from Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) of Mumbai, amid the continuing coronavirus pandemic. Tendulkar has made the donation of an unspecified quantity to Hi5 Youth Foundation, a non-revenue organisation based mostly out of Mumbai. “Thanks Sachin Tendulkar for proving once again that sports encourages compassion! Your generous donation towards our COVID-19 fund enables us to financially aid 4000 underprivileged people, including children from BMC schools. Our budding sportspersons thank you, Little Master!” tweeted the organisation whereas expressing gratitude to Tendulkar.
The 47-year-outdated additionally replied to the organisation and mentioned: “Best wishes to team Hi5 for your efforts in supporting families of daily wage earners.”
In April, the previous Indian batsman had pledged to assist round 5,000 people for a month in Shivaji Nagar and Govandi space of Mumbai via an NGO named Apnalaya.
Before that, he had donated Rs 25 lakh every to the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM-CARES Fund) and Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (Maharashtra) in his bid to be part of the battle in opposition to COVID-19.
The Master Blaster has been urging people to adhere to the rules issued by the federal government and keep indoors throughout the ongoing nationwide lockdown in place amid the coronavirus pandemic which has claimed over 1900 lives within the nation up to now.