Anil Kumble donates funds in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic

Earlier Rohit Sharma had made a contribution of INR 80 lakhs in the fight against Coronavirus.

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The recent Coronavirus outbreak has created a lot of panic amongst the people. The former India leg-spinner Anil Kumble came forward on Tuesday and made his contributions to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund as well as the Karnataka Chief Minister's Relief Fund.

To bowl out #Covid19India we all need to come together and fight this battle. I have made my humble contributions to #PMCaresFund #PMNRF and #CMReliefFund @PMOIndia @narendramodi @CMofKarnataka @BSYBJP Please do #StaySafeStayHome,” Kumble wrote in a Tweet.

Earlier, Indian opener and Virat Kohli’s deputy in the limited-overs format, Rohit Sharma had made a huge amount of INR 80 lakh in support of the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

Rohit Sharma donates generously to help India get 'back on feet' in battle against COVID-19

The 32-year-old said he has donated Rs 45 lakh to Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM CARES Fund), Rs 25 lakh to Chief Minister's Relief Fund for Maharashtra, Rs 5 lakh to Zomato Feeding India and Rs 5 lakh towards the welfare of stray dogs.

Even the Indian skipper Virat Kohli along with wife Anushka Sharma pledged to support the Prime Minister's Relief Fund and Chief Minister's (Maharashtra) Relief Fund in the ongoing battle.


By Swapnil Shireesh Javkhedkar - 31 Mar, 2020

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