Bollywood Actor Akshay Kumar has recently announced that he will contribute a sum of Rs 25 Crore to the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi to fight with the novel COVID-19 pandemic.
The 21-day nationwide lockdown, announced by Narendra Modi to fight the Novel COVID-19 pandemic, Has brought the country to a standstill,
Ever since the number of positive COVID-19 cases increased, many Indian personalities have been constantly appealing to their fans to follow the rules given by the World Health Organization.
On March 28, the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi announced the cares fund requesting for donations to fight with the COVID-19 war, Akshay Kumar, Who has been vocal about Coronavirus is one of the first actors to pitch in and donate a sum of Rs 25 crore to the Prime Minister CARES fund.
Akshay Kumar Announced the same on his Twitter page and wrote, “This is that time when all that matters is the lives of our people. And we need to do anything and everything it takes. I pledge to contribute Rs 25 crores from my savings to @narendramodi ji’s PM-CARES Fund. Let’s save lives, Jaan hai toh jahaan hai. (sic).”
Currently, More than 1000 individuals in India has contracted the novel COVID-19, while 21 individual has lost their lives.
While Announcing the CARES fund, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the fund is going to help the folks of India during such distressing times in the future.
Furthermore, he added that the Prime Minister CARES fund will accept micro-donations “”Let us leave no stone unturned to make India healthier and more prosperous for our future generations,”
Akshay has been quite active on social media requesting every individual to stay indoors and practice social-distancing to curb the further spread of Coronavirus.
A few days ago, Akshay also put out a video clip on his Instagram profile, in which he blasted the violators who failed to adhere to the rules of the lockdown.
On March 24, The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi announced the 21-day nationwide lockdown in an attempt to break the chain.