Coronavirus India: PM Modi praises Divyanka Tripathi, Rashami Desai and other television celebrities’ initiative to raise funds

23 April, 2020 | Priyanka Sharma

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Coronavirus India: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has praised Divyanka Tripathi, Rashami Desai and other television celebrities' initiative to raise funds for India's fight against coronavirus. The i...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has praised the initiative of Television stars to raise funds for India’s fight against novel coronavirus- COVID-19. Reacting to a tweet of JD Majethia, in which he has urged fans to contribute their bit for PM Cares Fund so that they can interact with their favourite television celebrities, PM Modi called it an exceptional effort and thanked everyone for coming together for this initiative. The celebrities that are a part of the initiative are Divyanka Tripathi, Rashami Desai, Bharti Singh, Tejasswi Prakash, Adaa Khan, Karan V Grover, Gautam Rode among many others.

Shedding light on the intiative, JD Majethia had earlier shared with a news portal that he wanted to do something to support the people who have been affected by coronavirus pandemic.  In these testing times, the television industry holds the power to come forward and support the cause.

Expressing his gratitude towards all the celebrities who have agreed to be a part of the intiative, JD Majethia said that every individual who contributes towards the cause will receive a special thank you message from their favourite celebrity. He hopes that this initiative will create an impact.

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In India, the total number of coronavirus cases has crossed 21,000 mark, which includes 16454 active cases, 4257 cured/discharged/migrated and 681 deaths. Maharashtra, which continues to be the worst affected state of coronavirus in India, has reported 5652 cases and 269 deaths and is followed by Gujarat, Delhi and Rajasthan in terms of severity. Considering the situation at hand, the lockdown in India has been extended to May 3.

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