In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak that has brought the world to a standstill, former India cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir on Friday did his bit to help the needy. Gambhir’s foundation was seen supporting the poor and needy by providing them free food.Also Read - ICC Men's U-19 Cricket World Cup 2022: India U-19 Captain Yash Dhull, Five Others Test Covid Positive, Says BCCI
Gambhir shared a video on Twitter where people can be seen getting free packed food, thanks to his foundation. Also Read - Will Assam Impose Stern Covid Curbs Amid Current Situation? Here's What CM Himanta Biswa Sarma Said
“Humanity is our identity and feeding the needy is our responsibility. GGF ने कदम उठाया है, आप भी उठायें Together we will win. Jai Hind,” Gambhir wrote with the video. Also Read - UK to Lift Additional COVID Restrictions From Next Week, Says Boris Johnson
In the past as well, Gambhir has helped people in need. His foundation also supports families of several Pulwama martyrs. The cricketer has also promised to donate Rs 50 lakh for the needy during the coronavirus pandemic.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has clamped a 21-day lockdown in the country to stop the spread of the deadly virus.
More than 700 positive cases of the novel coronavirus have been reported in the country. The entire nation has been in lockdown since Wednesday.
Due to the spread of the pandemic, the Olympics has been postponed for 2021 and the cash-rich Indian Premier League could also be canceled. Most of the major events have been postponed or canceled.