Suresh Raina donates Rs 52 lakh in fight against COVID-19

Last Updated: Sunday, 29 March 2020 (14:48 IST)
New Delhi: India cricketer has donated Rs 31 lakh to and Rs 21 lakh to Uttar Pradesh chief minister’s disaster relief fund to help in their fight against coronavirus.

“It’s time we all do our bit to help defeat COVID19. I’m pledging 52 lakh for the fight against Corona (31 lakh to the PM-CARES Fund & 21 lakh to the UP CM’s Disaster Relief Fund). Please do your bit too. Jai Hind! ,” Raina tweeted.
 


The Chennai Super Kings batsman also urged everyone to do their bit and stay at home as the world fights the pandemic that has brought countries across the globe to a standstill.
 
Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that PM-CARES Fund was set up.
 
“It is my appeal to my fellow Indians, Kindly contribute to the PM-CARES Fund. This Fund will also cater to similar distressing situations, if they occur in the times ahead. This link has all important details about the fund,” PM Modi tweeted. (UNI)