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Both Virat and Anushka donated 2 crore rupees to this fund raising campaign.
The fund raising campaign started by Team India Captain Virat Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma has raised Rs 11.39 crore in 7 days. In this campaign named # In This Together (#InThisTogether), a campaign to raise Rs 7 crores in 7 days was done through crowd funding. This campaign started on 7 May.
Virat and Anushka both donated Rs 2 crore to it. At the same time, MPL Sports Foundation donated 5 crore rupees and Shyam Steel donated 10 lakh rupees to this campaign. The deposit amount will be assigned to ACT Grants. This amount will then be used to provide oxygen concentrators, medical equipment and man-power and vaccination facilities to the needy.
Words fall short to express how overwhelmed we feel to have exceeded our target not once, but twice, thanks to each one of you. To everyone who has donated, shared, & helped in any way, I want to say a big thank you. We are #InThisTogether & we will overcome this together. pic.twitter.com/M7NeqDc532
– Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) May 14, 2021
“We will fight Corona together and win too”
Virat and Anushka also called fans thank you for giving such a good response to the campaign. Virat said- I do not have the words to express this happiness. We have raised more than the target. I want to thank all those who have supported, shared and donated money to this campaign. We are together in the war against Corona (We are in this together). We will fight and win together.
“Campaign cannot succeed without the support of fans”
Anushka said- I am surprised to see your support. I am happy to announce that we have raised more than the target. This will help many more people and save their lives. Thank you very much to all of you. You have helped the Indian people. This campaign would not have been successful at all without you. Jai Hind.
Truly amazed and humbled by the spirit of solidarity that you all have shown. We are proud to announce that we have raised more than our initial target and it will go a long way to save lives. Thank you for your overwhelming support in helping the people of India. pic.twitter.com/yqi2Qfjvry
– Anushka Sharma (@AnushkaSharma) May 14, 2021
ACT Grant called Virat and Anushka Thank You
At the same time, spokespersons from ACT Grants said that the fund raising campaign will help people in these difficult times because of people like Virat and Anushka. We are happy and thankful to have these two together in our mission against Corona. This needy people will definitely get help.
Virat met Rahul N. Kanal of Yuva Sena
The captain of the Indian team, the young army leader Rahul N. I also met Kanal. Both were seen devising strategies for the war against Corona. Photos of this meeting were also shared by Rahul N. Kanal on social media. Kanal wrote – met his captain. Seeing the fight they have waged against Corona, I have grown in respect and love for them. I pray that his efforts bear color.
Cricket Australia also helped
Cricket Australia donated 50 thousand dollars i.e. about 37 lakh rupees to help India. CA said that India and Australia are good friends of each other. We are very concerned about the situation in India. We stand with our partner at every step.
Other cricketers are also helping
Many people have lost their lives due to lack of oxygen in the country due to Corona epidemic. In such a situation, the family of cricketer Hardik Pandya decided to donate 200 oxygen concentrators for the rural area. Earlier Sachin Tendulkar has donated one crore and IPL’s Delhi Capitals (DC) franchisees Rs 2.50 crore.
Lee and Cummins extend a helping hand
Australian cricketers Pat Cummins and Brett Lee also extended a helping hand. Lee donated about 41 lakh rupees and Cummins donated about 37 lakh rupees. Announcing the donation, Cummins wrote on social media – India is a country that I love so much. People here have to suffer a lot due to corona, this makes me sad.