Gautam Gambhir on Friday thanked Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for acknowledging the contribution he made to the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM CARES) Fund within the combat in opposition to the coronavirus outbreak.
Gambhir had tweeted on Thursday that he’s donating two years’ wage to the PM-CARES fund. RCB on Friday tweeted an article on their web site on Gambhir’s donation.
Gambhir in his reply to the tweet mentioned: “I hated losing to you guys, but today you have won me over by this acknowledgement. Thanks a lot.”
@RCBTweets I hated dropping to you guys, however at the moment you have won me over by this acknowledgment. Thanks loads.
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) April 3, 2020
Gambhir had earlier launched Rs 1 crore from his MPLAD (Members of Parliament Local Area Development) fund to the PM CARES fund.
The coronavirus toll rose to 6 on Friday in New Delhi with two new deaths within the final 24 hours. A complete of 72 deaths have occurred because of the virus within the nation and the variety of infections reported have crossed 2500. Worldwide, the variety of infections have crossed a million and over 55,000 lives have been misplaced.
The nation is presently below a 3-week lockdown that was declared on March 25. On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi requested Indians to acknowledge these on the forefront of the combat and light-weight lamps, torches and candles at 9 p.m. on Sunday.