The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Wednesday reported that it would give Rs 25 lakh to West Bengal state organization to help battle the episode of novel coronavirus in the nation. Taxi president Avishek Dalmiya has additionally promised Rs 5 lakh in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Bengal cricket body has become the main state relationship to promise money related help for handling the emergency circumstance in India.
Avishek Dalmiya said the CAB is in chats with the state government on the best way to give the cash and that they are prepared to offer further help. “We have chosen to give a whole of Rs 25 lakh and by and by I will give Rs 5 lakh. We’re in chats with the state government on the most proficient method to give the cash,” CAB president Avishek Dalmiya told PTI.
The Covid-19 episode has gotten life to stop India with in excess of 590 detailed case and 11 passings as of March 25. On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi requested a 21-day lockdown in the nation in an offer to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Ganguly had taken to online networking on Tuesday to share a look at the lockdown in Kolkata and asked the individual kinsmen to remain safe. “Never thought would see my city like this .. remain safe .. this will improve soon …love and love to all…,” Ganguly posted on his Twitter page close by pictures of left streets.
“We are maybe experiencing the darkest period of human civilisation when overall lives have been lost to novel coronavirus. Cricket represents Unity. It likewise represents mankind. Thusly, we have chosen to give the sum to the Emergency Relief Fund to be utilized in battling this illness.”
Prior in the day, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly said the CAB is prepared to offer Eden Gardens indoor office and players quarters toward the West Bengal government for use as isolate offices.
“On the off chance that administration asks us, we will absolutely hand over the office. Anything that is need of great importance, we will do it. There is positively no issue,” Sourav Ganguly said.