Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh donates Rs 50 lakh to the PM-CARES fund in a bid to stop the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). In India, confirmed cases witnessed a spike of 3,577 while the death toll is at 83.
India’s famous sports star, Yuvraj Singh on Sunday (April 5th) donated money to a fund created by the country’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The donation amount in Indian currency is 50 lakh rupees.
We are stronger when we stand united.
I will be lighting a candle tonight at 9pm for 9 minutes. Are you with me?
— yuvraj singh (@YUVSTRONG12) April 5, 2020
Yuvraj took to Twitter and shared a message that reads, “We are stronger when we stand united. I will be lighting a candle tonight at 9pm for 9 minutes. Are you with me? On this great day of solidarity, I pledge ₹50 lakhs to the #PMCaresFunds. Please do your bit too!”
Former spinner Harbhajan Singh and his wife, Geeta Basra, have provided food to about 5,000 people in the state.
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) April 5, 2020
Harbhajan, who posted a few pictures on social media on Sunday, said his activities had started from that day. Yuvraj said about the donations in a tweet. He also called for extending a helping hand to others.
Former Indian cricketers, including the legendary Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rohit Sharma and many other former cricketers, have extended their help. Former batsman and now BJP MP Gautam Gambhir has announced to give his two-year salary in the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund.