Sourav Ganguly helps feed 10,000 people daily during India lockdown
By: PTI | Kolkata |

Published: April 4, 2020 5:21:37 pm


Sourav Ganguly visits the ISKCON Kolkata centre (Twitter/RadharamnDas)

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Saturday prolonged a serving to hand to ISKCON’s Kolkata centre, enabling them to feed 20,000 people, affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, each day.

The Kolkata ISKCON was feeding 10,000 people daily, earlier than.

Wearing all protecting gears corresponding to masks and gloves, the previous India captain visited the ISKCON metropolis centre and promised assist.

“From ISKCON Kolkata we were cooking food for 10,000 people daily. Our dear Sourav Da has come forward and extended all his support and has donated, which enables us to double our capacity to 20,000 people every day,” Radharaman Das spokesperson and vice-president of ISKCON, Kolkata centre mentioned.

Ganguly had earlier donated 20,000 kilograms rice on the Belur Math, the headquarters of the Ramkrishna Mission.

“As we all know that the corona-crisis has created an unprecedented challenges before humanity. One of the very important battles in this hour of crisis is being fought by those who have lost their daily earnings.”

“Under his captaincy, the monks of ISKCON Kolkata are enthused to play this lengthy Test match and battle collectively the battle towards starvation for a lot of households right here in Kolkata.

“I am a great fan of Dada and have watched many of his innings on the cricket ground. But his innings of feeding 10,000 people everyday is the best one. ISKCON expresses its immense gratitude to Ganguly,” Das added.

ISKCON is distributing meals to 4 lakh people daily throughout the nation.

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