Former cricketer turned politician Gautam Gambhir again pledged Rs 1 crore from his MP LAD fund for the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
He was one of the first sports persons to donate any financial aid when he pledged Rs 50 lakhs from MP’s fund and now he donated Rs 1 crore in this time of crisis. He also donated is one month salary to the central government.
It is time that all resources of the country be directed towards fighting COVID-19. Have released INR 1 Crore from my MP LAD fund towards relief efforts. Have also donated one month's salary towards the Central Relief Fund.
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) March 28, 2020
He is one of the few people who have come in support of fighting this virus in full potential. From distributing food for the needy through his foundation to releasing financial aid for this fight against the virus, he has stepped up in crucial time.
In this fight, a lot of sports stars are coming up and doing their bit to help the condition get better.