Rohit Sharma Donates Rs 80 Lakh Towards Fight Against Coronavirus

Rohit Sharma contributes Rs 80 lakh towards the fight against Coronavirus.

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Rohit Sharma contributes Rs 80 lakh towards the fight against Coronavirus.
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As India’s confirmed Coronavirus cases cross 1,200, more and more sportspersons are coming out to help by donating funds to the Government and organisations helping in the fight against the pandemic.

Indian vice-captain Rohit Sharma announced his contributions on Tuesday, donating Rs 80 lakh between different bodies.

‘We need our country back on its feet & the onus is on us. I’ve done my bit to donate,’ said Rohit as he Tweeted that he contributed Rs 45 Lakh to Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM CARES Fund), Rs 25 lakhs to Chief Minister's Relief Fund for Maharashtra, Rs 5 lakhs to Zomato Feeding India and Rs 5 lakhs towards welfare of stray dogs.

‘Let’s get behind our leaders and support them,’ also urged the Mumbai Indians skipper.

On Monday, captain Virat Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma announced they pledged to support the Prime Minister's Relief Fund and Chief Minister's (Maharashtra) Relief Fund. However, an amount was not disclosed.

Various members of the Indian cricket team, including Ajinkya Rahane, Suresh Raina and others, apart from other sports personalities, have also contributed in fight towards coronavirus pandemic.

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