On Tuesday evening Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a nationwide complete lockdown for 21 days. Several Bollywood and TV celebs applauded PM’s move and urged their fans to strictly follow the lockdown and practice social distancing.
Well now, ace comedian Kapil Sharma has contributed Rs 50 lakh to the PM relief fund.
Kapil Sharma donates Rs 50 Lakh
The comic took to social media to make the announcement and also urged people to stay home to prevent the spread of COVID-19. “It’s time to stand together with the ones who need us. Contributing Rs.50 lakhs to the PM relief fund towards the #fightagainstcorona. Request everyone to #stayhome #staysafe #jaihind #PMrelieffund @narendramodi,” Sharma tweeted.
Actor Pawan Kayan on Thursday had announced that he would be contributing to the fight against COVID-19. The Gopala Gopala actor has donated Rs 50 lakh each to Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Chief Minister Relief Funds. He also donated Rs 1 crore to Prime Minister’s Relief Fund to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
The number of positive cases in India has surpassed the 600-mark, while 13 deaths have been reported so far.