Ishan Porel donates Rs 50,000 in fight against COVID-19

KOLKATA: Bengal pacemaker Ishan Porel On Wednesday he contributed Rs 50,000 in the country's fight against COVID-19, which has forced a 21-day shutdown in India.

The young and talented runner has donated Rs 20,000 each to State aid fund and the Prime Minister's Relief Fund, and 10,000 rupees to a local hospital to buy masks, gloves and disinfectants.

We need to help people fight this dreaded disease in any way we can. I am doing my part. I am also organizing staples like rice, cereals, and groceries for 100 people near my town who cannot afford food due to this blockade. .

They have been identified and my parents and I will distribute the products in the next two days, Porel said.

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Porel, a native of Chandannagar, also urged people not to go out on the streets unnecessarily.

I am seeing on television that people are still crowded on the streets. By realizing this, they are putting everyone's life at risk. I urge everyone to stay home and cooperate with our government in this grim battle to defeat this virus. said.