Virat Kohli Donates Rs 6.77 lakh For Treatment
N Vidya Yadav former BCCI South Zone convenor praised Virat Kohli’s great gesture after India skipper provided financial aid to former India all rounder KS Sravanthi Naidu for the treatment of her COVID-19 positive mother.
— Gopal (@Gopal71047411) May 22, 2021
Virat Kohli started a campaign to help the country in the fight against COVID-19.
He volunteer to financially help former India cricketer KS Sravanthi Naidu for the treatment of her mother by donating Rs 6.77
Sravanthi Naidu’s mother
Sravanthi Naidu’s mother had tested positive for coronavirus and Jwala Gutta, ace doubles badminton player had tweeted, seeking financial assistance for the former India all-rounder who has reportedly spent 16 lakhs for the treatment of her parents.
#ViratKohli, who had recently launched a fundraiser on Ketto to bolster the COVID-relief measures, has donated Rs 6.77 lakh for the treatment of former India cricketer KS Sravanthi Naidu’s ailing mother. https://t.co/e8e1sIYMx7
— The Quint (@TheQuint) May 20, 2021
Former BCCI South Zone Convenor Statement
“Honestly, I was amazed at his spontaneous gesture. Such a great gesture from such a great cricketer,”
“I am also grateful to the Indian fielding coach R. Sridhar who also took up the issue with Kohli,” she added.
“Come together and help our India”.
The star couple started the campaign by donating Rs 2 crore themselves and urged others to “come together and help our India“.
Kohli along with his wife Anushka Sharma raised more than 11 crore for their campaign to raise funds for Covid relief in the country.
Kohli and Anushka posted a video on social media and thanked everyone who came forward and donated for the noble cause.