Shooters donate to fight coronavirus pandemic

Shooters donate to fight coronavirus pandemic

  
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From left: Anish Bhanwala & Manu Bhaker.

Indian shooters are coming forward to make their contribution in the country’s fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Apurvi Chandela, Manu Bhaker, Anish Bhanwal and Ankur Mittal are the latest to join the bandwagon of sports stars who have decided to make monetary contributions which will help in restricting the spread of the deadly virus in India.

Olympian Apurvi will donate Rs 3 lakh towards Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM CARES Fund) and Rs 2 lakh to Rajasthan Relief Fund set up to support the battle against COVID-19.

“I pledge to contribute 3 lakhs to PM CARE Fund and 2 lakhs to Rajasthan Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. India can, and will fight this pandemic,” Apurvi said in a tweet.

World No. 1 in Double Trap, Ankur will donate Rs. 1 lakh to the PM CARE Fund and Rs. 51,000 to the Haryana Relief Fund set up to support the battle against COVID-19.

“I pledge to contribute ₹ 1 Lakh to PM CARES Fund and ₹ 51,000 to Haryana Corona Relief Fund. India can, and will fight this pandemic”, Ankur said in a tweet.

Teenage shooting sensation Manu will donate Rs. 1 lakh to the Haryana Relief Fund while another teen sensation Anish will donate Rs. 1 lakh to the PM CARE Fund.

“This is that time when all that matters is the lives of our people. And we need to do anything and everything it takes. I contributed Rs.1 Lakh (One Lakh) from my savings to PM-CARES Fund,” Anish said in a tweet.

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