Bengal Captain Abhimanyu Easwaran comes out to help migrant workers
KOLKATA: Bengal pattern and opening of India 'A' Abhimanyu Easwaran He has donated Rs 2.5 lakh to the police in his hometown of Dehradun to feed migrant workers trapped at the borders in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In these difficult times we have to unite and help each other. In a humiliating effort, we have donated Rs 2.5 lakh to the police in Dehradun to feed migrant workers trapped at the borders, Easwaran said in a statement.
The 24-year-old added that he is also providing food and rations for more than 100 disadvantaged families in his country.
We have also provided food and rations for more than 100 disadvantaged families at home. It's not much when demand is much higher, but we are happy to help, said Easwaran, who brought Bengal to the Ranji Final trophy this season where they lost to Saurashtra based on the first inning.
the Bengal Cricket Association (CAB) had previously announced that it would donate a sum of Rs 25 lakh to the state administration with President Avishek Dalmiya bombarding Rs 5 lakh from his own pocket.
CAB office bearers - secretary Snehashis Ganguly Vice President Naresh Ojha and Joint Secretary Debabrata Das also came forward to contribute to the cause by donating Rs 1 lakh each.
Treasurer Debasish Ganguly's club, South Suburban, also showed its intention to donate. Veteran Eden Gardens Pitch curator Sujan Mukherjee also asked CAB to donate his one-month salary to the West Bengal Emergency Relief Fund.
the umpires of CAB also came forward to lend their helping hand to the West Bengal State Relief Fund set up for corona aid.
The three CAB committee members with different abilities also contributed to the West Bengal State Aid Fund to help combat coronavirus pandemic.