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Sports Cricket 05 Apr 2020 Yuvraj Singh pledges ...

Yuvraj Singh pledges to donate Rs 50 lakh in fight against pandemic

PTI
Published Apr 5, 2020, 7:29 pm IST
Updated Apr 5, 2020, 7:29 pm IST
The flamboyant all-rounder also appealed to the people to stay united in the fight against the pandemic
Yuvraj Singh with his mother Shabnam and wife Hazel Keech. PTI Photo
 Yuvraj Singh with his mother Shabnam and wife Hazel Keech. PTI Photo

New Delhi: Former India cricketer Yuvraj Singh on Sunday pledged to donate Rs 50 lakh to the PM CARES Fund to help fight the Covid19 pandemic.

The flamboyant all-rounder also appealed to the people to stay united in the fight against the pandemic that has so far claimed more than 70 lives while infecting over 3000 across the the country.

 

"We are stronger when we stand united. I will be lighting a candle tonight at 9pm for 9 minutes. Are you with me?" he asked referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal to light candles, diyas or torchlights for nine minutes.

"On this great day of solidarity, I pledge Rs. 50 lakh to the PMCaresFunds. Please do your bit too!" Yuvraj wrote on his twitter handle.

Since Modi's appeal, many sportspersons have come forward and urged the country's people to switch off lights for nine minutes and light candles on the balconies of their houses.

The PM also urged people to donate generously as the country battles the unprecedented global health crisis.

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Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi




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