After Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM CARES Fund), Bollywood celebrities came forward to contribute their bit to help the Indian Government in its fight against the coronavirus outbreak. Actor Shilpa Shetty Kundra said that she has pledged to donate a sum of Rs 21 lakhs to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s PM-CARES Fund. The actor took to Twitter to make the announcement and also urged people to do their bit in the fight to combat the coronavirus outbreak. Also Read - Assam Lockdown Guidelines: Shops to Close at 11 AM, No Vehicular Movement After 12 PM | Full List of Fresh Restrictions Here
“For humanity, our country, & fellow citizens that need us; now is the time, let’s do our bit.@TheRajKundra & 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. #IndiaFightsCorona @PMOIndia,” she tweeted. Also Read - 12 Arrested For Putting Posters Across Delhi Criticising PM Modi Over Vaccines
Indian singer and rapper Badshah announced that he has pledged to donate Rs 25 lakh to the PM-CARES fund for the country’s battle against COVID-19. The DJ Waley Babu singer took to Instagram to make the announcement and also asked people to contribute their best for the cause. “I pledge to donate 25 lakh rupees to the PM-CARES fund. A small contribution towards strengthening our country’s fight against the ongoing crisis. Together we will win. Jai hind!” read his post.
Actor Rajkummar Rao voiced his support and donated to PM’s Relief Fund, CM’s Relief Fund and also to Zomato Feeding India to aid the battle against COVID-19. The 35-year-old star shared the news of his bit of share on Twitter and urged everybody to support in the possible ways one can. “It’s time to stand together & to help our administration in this fight against Coronavirus. I’ve done my bit..Donated to #PMReliefFund #CMReliefFund and to #ZomatoFeedingIndia to help feed families in need. Please support in whatever way you can. Our Nation Needs Us. Jai Hind,” the tweet read.