Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma extended their support to the Mumbai Police by contributing Rs.5 lakh each towards the welfare of Mumbai Police personnel. Police and medical staffs are on the frontline to deal with the novel coronavirus outbreak in the country. A number of police officials and medical staff have actually lost their lives while protecting the country against the pandemic.
However, they have continued to be on the forefront, and serve the country in their best capacity. The gesture from the power couple will only help to boost the morale of the Mumbai Police further.
Mumbai is amongst the worst affected cities in India. The total number of cases in Maharashtra has breached the 19,000 marks by Saturday evening. In the country, the lockdown has actually entered the 3rd stage when a few restrictions being lifted by the state government according to the zones.
Param Bir Singh, the commissioner of police, Mumbai, thanked Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma for their contribution through a tweet. He said their contribution would safeguard those at the frontline in the fight against COVID-19
Thank you, @imVkohli and @AnushkaSharma for contributing Rs. 5 lacs each towards the welfare of Mumbai Police personnel.
Your contribution will safeguard those at the frontline in the fight against Coronavirus.#MumbaiPoliceFoundation
— CP Mumbai Police (@CPMumbaiPolice) May 9, 2020
After the commissioner thanked them, the citizens of the country also praised the gesture made by the couple during the crisis situation.
Kohli and Anushka had actually given undisclosed amounts to the PM CARES fund and Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Relief Fund to support the fight against COVID-19.