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 - 'China Caused Great Damage to US': Trump Sharpens Attack on Beijing Again Over COVID-19
Gambhir shared a video on Twitter where people can be seen getting free packed food, thanks to his foundation. Also Read - World Zoonoses Day 2020: What is Zoonosis And How Does The Infectious Disease Spread
“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 - International Flights: SpiceJet to Operate 19 More Flights to Evacuate Stranded Indians From UAE, Saudi, Oman Under Vande Bharat Mission
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.