YDNews| 01:30 pm| “Gautam Gambhir donates two years salary”
Former Indian opening batsman and a member of Parliament Gautam Gambhir is always active in the welfare of society. He is an active contributor to society even after his tenure in the Indian cricket team. Now he has contributed in PM cares fund and asked the people to do the same
Gautam Gambhir donates two years salary to PM Cares Fund
Gautam Gambhir donates his two years’ salary to PM CARES Fund to fight against the Coronavirus pandemic. And informed his decision on social networking site twitter.
Gautam Gambhir also requested the public to generously contribute to the government to eradicate Coronavirus globally.
In a Tweet, Gautam Gambhir wrote, “People ask what can their country do for them. The real question is what can you do for your country? I am donating my 2 years’ salary to #PMCaresFund. You should come forward too!”
Have a look at his Tweet:
The former cricketer is representing East Delhi in the Lok Sabha. On Monday, Gambhir had offered Rs 50 lakh from his MP Local Area Development Fund (MPLAD) for the treatment of Coronavirus patients in Delhi’s government hospitals.
On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi started new assistance and emergency relief fund where people can contribute and give their bit in the fight against Coronavirus.
A statement posted on PM Modi’s official said while Modi is the chairman of the new public charitable trust, the other members are Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Home Minister Amit Shah.
In India, reportedly more than 50 people have died because of Coronavirus. According to the latest data by the Union Health Ministry, there are 1,965 confirmed Coronavirus cases with 328 in the past 24 hours.