City soccer giants Mohun Bagan on Saturday introduced that they are going to donate Rs 20 lakh in the direction of West Bengal State Emergency Relief Fund to assist medical employees and hospitals battle the worldwide coronavirus pandemic.”These are challenging times for everyone and none should be left behind. Our contribution is just a start. We hope that others also join in supporting more families in need. Together we can overcome this crisis,” Mohun Bagan common secretary Srinjoy Bose stated in a press release on the membership’s web site.
Finance Secretary Debashis Dutta added: “Be it good times or bad, our fans never stop supporting their beloved club. During this tough time we want to help the people who are fighting to make our lives easier. We can get through this together! There are so many things people can do to support those affected right now. Big or small, every donation or act of service goes a long way. Our thoughts are with every single person and business affected right now.”
Mohun Bagan have already emerged because the champions of the I-League with 4 rounds to go. The League, nevertheless, is but to be accomplished and the matches are placed on maintain owing to the outbreak.
Another membership from town, Aryan, have additionally contributed Rs 2 lakh to the state aid fund.
The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) had introduced that it could donate a sum of Rs 25 lakh to the state administration with president Avishek Dalmiya shelling Rs 5 lakh from his personal pocket, earlier within the week.
CAB workplace bearers secretary Snehashis Ganguly, vice-president Naresh Ojha and joint secretary Debabrata Das have additionally come ahead to contribute to the trigger by donating Rs one lakh every.
Treasurer Debasish Ganguly’s membership South Suburban additionally confirmed its intent to donate. Veteran Eden Gardens pitch curator Sujan Mukherjee additionally requested CAB to donate his one month’s wage to West Bengal Emergency Relief Fund.
So far there have been 15 confirmed instances in West Bengal with one particular person dying of the lethal virus which has introduced the world to a standstill.