Yuvraj Singh pledges to donate Rs 50 lakh in fight against coronavirus pandemic
By: PTI | New Delhi |

Updated: April 5, 2020 7:26:56 pm


Yuvraj Singh Yuvraj Singh appealed to the individuals to keep united in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic (Source: Express Archive)

Former India star cricketer Yuvraj Singh on Sunday pledged to donate Rs 50 lakh to the PM CARES Fund to assist fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

The flamboyant all-rounder additionally appealed to the individuals to keep united in the fight against the pandemic that has to this point claimed greater than 70 lives whereas infecting over 3000 throughout the nation.

“We are stronger when we stand united. I will be lighting a candle tonight at 9pm for 9 minutes. Are you with me?” he requested referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s attraction to gentle candles, diyas or torchlights for 9 minutes.

“On this great day of solidarity, I pledge Rs. 50 Lakhs to the PMCaresFunds. Please do your bit too!,” Yuvraj wrote on his twitter deal with.

Since Modi’s attraction, many sportspersons have come ahead and urged the nation’s individuals to change off lights for 9 minutes and light-weight candles on the balconies of their homes.

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The PM additionally urged individuals to donate generously because the nation battles the unprecedented international well being disaster.

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