With over 2,000 cases and around 68 deaths due to pandemic coronavirus, many celebrities have come forward to contribute their part to fight COVID-19. Now, joining the bandwagon are power couple Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone. The most-sought couple took to Instagram to announce their contribution to the PM-CARES Fund but has not revealed the amount. Also Read - Shah Rukh Khan Donates Undisclosed Amount With Different Initiatives For Coronavirus Fight
The statement reads, “In times, like these, every bit counts. We humbly pledge to contribute to the PM-CARES FUND and hope that you will too. We’re all in this together, and we shall overcome. Jai Hind. Deeikaand Ranveer.” (sic) Also Read - Coronavirus: Anushka Sharma Shares Adorable Moment With Virat Kohli During COVID-19 Lockdown, Lists Positives During Self-Quarantine | SEE POST
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Earlier, Shah Rukh Khan has announced to donate in various charitable organisations, PM CARES Fund, Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, Personal Protective Equipments (PPE) for Healthcare Providers, Ek Saath – the earth foundation, Roti Foundation, The Working People’s Charter and support for acid attack survivors to help fight the war against pandemic COVID-19. As per the reports, he is contributing ₹2.5-5cr approximately to PPE, food to 5,500 families which costs Rs10 crore (with Ek Saath), 300,000 Meal Kits which costs Rs 10 crore (with Roti Foundation), Essential & Grocery to Daily Wagers costing Rs 1 crore, Acid Attack Survivor Stipend aamounting Rs 10 lakh per month, Donation to PM Care & CM Care.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced 21-days of complete lockdown till April 14 in order to combat pandemic COVID-19. So far, India has recorded over 2,902 cases and 68 people have died due to coronavirus, as of April 4.
Meanwhile, on April 3 Narendra Modi addressed the nation and urged citizens to light up candle and diyas for 9 minute at 9 PM on April 5 to ‘end the darkness’ created by coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic.