Many Indian superstars have made donations to help the government.

Hockey India pledged to contribute ₹25 lakh towards the PM Cares Fund in a bid to join India’s fight against the COVID-19 Pandemic. The decision was taken by the Hockey India Executive Board after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a special emergency fund for the nation to fight the Coronavirus crisis.

“In these difficult times, it is the absolute need of the hour to come together as a nation to help fight the crisis and fulfil our duties as responsible citizens. It was a unanimous decision taken by the Hockey India Executive Board to contribute ₹25.00 lakh towards the PM Cares Fund,” stated Mohd. Mushtaque Ahmad, President, Hockey India.

“Hockey has always received tremendous love and support from the people of this country and we want to do whatever little we can to help our countrymen and women emerge out of this pandemic as victors.”

The secretary-general of Hockey India Rajinder Singh said, “We have always stepped up for any noble cause and in these difficult times when the world is grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic which has impacted millions of lives world over, we wanted to extend our support in fighting this crisis.”

He remarked, “The Government of India is doing everything they can and we urge all Indian citizens to act responsibly and stay home, stay safe during this lockdown. We can fight this global crisis together.”

The total no of confirmed Coronavirus cases in India have surpassed 1500 with 38 deaths and 132 recoveries.