The government has announced a 21days lockdown nationwide to curb the spread of novel coronavirus. The lockdown has affected several daily wage workers as their earnings have come to a halt. Amid this, celebrities are taking pledge to contribute in their ways to help these daily wage earners not to suffer in hunger by contributing to take care of their livelihoods.
The novel coronavirus outbreak is the biggest challenge that the world is facing right now globally. The pandemic has hit the world hard, and in India, the novel coronavirus has infected around 1153 people and has lead to the death of 28 people nationwide as of early estimate on March 30, 2020. Celebrities from around the world and across sectors are now coming together and joining hands to help the government battle the pandemic and contain the outbreak. The deadly virus that has affected thousand continue to spread at a rapid speed. Amidst which everyone is trying to do their bit, to prevent the spread of the pandemic amongst the population in different ways.
Now actress Shilpa Shetty has stepped forward and extended her support with husband Raj Kundra by doing their bit, by making a contribution in order to curb the spread of coronavirus and assist the administration with their public policies.
The star couple has donated Rs. 21 Lakhs to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Cares Fund for the coronavirus pandemic.
Shilpa made the announcement of donation on Twitter and wrote, “For humanity, our country, & fellow citizens that need us; now is the time, let’s do our [email protected] & I pledge 21 lacs to @narendramodi ji‘s PM-CARES Fund. Every drop in the ocean counts, so I urge you all to help fight this situation.#[email protected] ”
It’s commendable how actors are now stepping forward in helping the government with their support at a time when the nation is facing the wrath of a pandemic. Actors like Ashay Kumar, Varun Dhawan, Salman Khan and many others have already made their contribution for the same.