India captain Virat Kohli joined the likes of Pat Cummins, Sachin Tendulkar as he extended a helping hand to India’s Covid19 relief work by starting a campaign for raising funds for Covid19 relief work after the suspension of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021.
Virat Kohli starts COVID19 Relief Fund
Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli have donated Rs 2 crores to the fundraiser. Out of Rs 7 crore, they have already managed to raise over Rs 3.5 crore in less than a day.
Anushka and I have started a campaign on @ketto, to raise funds for Covid-19 relief, and we would be grateful for your support.
Let’s all come together and help those around us in need of our support.
I urge you all to join our movement.
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) May 7, 2021
“Anushka and I have started a campaign on @ketto, to raise funds for Covid-19 relief, and we would be grateful for your support. Let’s all come together and help those around us in need of our support. I urge you all to join our movement,” Kohli tweeted.
“We are going through an unprecedented time in the history of our country and our nation needs all of us to unite and save as many people as possible. Anushka and I have been shocked to see the human suffering since last year,” Kohli said.
Kohli said that he and his wife had tried to help as many people as possible in their fight against the virus.
Kohli and his actor wife Anushka Sharma have also donated Rs 2 crore to the fund-raising project, which will raise a total of Rs 7 crore to support India’s fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
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The campaign will run for seven days on Ketto and the proceeds will be directed to ACT Grants, the implementation partner which will work towards providing oxygen, medical manpower, vaccination awareness, and telemedicine facilities all through the pandemic and the amount.