Amitabh Bachchan has made a donation of Rs 2 crore to Delhi’s Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Covid care centre. The actor has also arranged oxygen cylinders from abroad for the facility.
Amitabh Bachchan has donated Rs 2 crore to Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Covid care centre at Rakab Ganj Gurdwara in Delhi. The president of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara committee Manjinder Singh Sirsa announced that operation at the facility with 300 beds will begin today. He thanked Amitabh Bachchan for his contribution and said that Big B called Sikhs legendary. The actor has also arranged oxygen cylinders for the Covid care centre.
Manjinder Singh Sirsa took to social media to to announce that Amitabh Bachchan has donated to Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Covid Care Facility. Sirsa wrote, “‘Sikhs are Legendary, Salute To Their Service’. These were the words of Amitabh Bachchan when he contributed Rs 2 crore to Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Covid Care Facility.”
He added, “While Delhi was grappling for Oxygen, Amitabh Ji called me almost daily to enquire about the progress of this Facility (sic).”
The facility at Rakab Ganj Gurdwara opens on Monday (May 10) and will have 300 beds, oxygen concentrators, doctors, paramedics and ambulances. All the services will be provided to patients free-of-cost.
BIG B URGES WORLD TO HELP INDIA IN ITS FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19:
On Sunday, Amitabh Bachchan shared a glimpse from the Vax Live event on Twitter where he could be seen requesting the world to help India in its fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The actor was part of the Vax Live global event which was about the coronavirus. In the video, Bachchan said, “Namaskar, this is Amitabh Bachchan.
My country India is battling with the sudden surge of the second wave of Covid 19. As a global citizen I appeal to all global citizens to rise up, speak to your governments, pharmaceutical companies and ask them to donate, to give, to extend a helping hand, to the public that needs it the most. Every effort counts.
As Mahatma Gandhiji said: ‘In a gentle way you can shake the world’. thank you.”