Akshay Kumar Donates Rs. 25 crore from his savings to PM Narendra Modi’s PM-CARES fund
Akshay Kumar is donating Rs. 25 crore to PM Narendra Modi's PM-CARES fund
India is witnessing a steady rise in the number of Covid-19 positive cases with each passing day. The government is doing its bit to help the people in the time of the crisis. To help make the diagnosis process more efficient, PM Narendra Modi took to his Twitter handle to urge the citizens of India to donate in order to ‘strengthen disaster management capacities and encourage research on protecting citizens’.
He tweeted, “Let us leave no stone unturned to make India healthier and more prosperous for our future generations.” Also, he gave the options to donate. Among the Bollywood celebs, Akshay Kumar was first to come forward to contribute Rs 25 crores from his savings to PM-CARES Fund. He tweeted, “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 pledge to contribute Rs 25 crores from my savings to @narendramodi ji’s PM-CARES Fund. Let’s save lives, Jaan hai toh jahaan hai. ??”.
Check the tweets here.
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 pledge to contribute Rs 25 crores from my savings to @narendramodi ji’s PM-CARES Fund. Let’s save lives, Jaan hai toh jahaan hai. ?? https://t.co/dKbxiLXFLS
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) March 28, 2020
Modi replied back to Akshay calling it a ‘great gesture’.
Great gesture @akshaykumar.
Let’s keep donating for a healthier India. https://t.co/3KAqzgRFOW
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 28, 2020
Akshay has always helped the needy at the time of crisis. Also, he has been quite active on social media these days urging people not to travel and stay at home. He has been repeatedly posting videos asking people to maintain social distancing.