Legendary singer, Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar has contributed Rs 700,000 to Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for taking over Covid-19 associated works, an official stated on Saturday. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has expressed his gratitude to the famend singer for her public-spirited gesture to assist the Covid-19 efforts.
The CM additionally appealed to individuals to contribute no matter they will for the Covid-19 warfare and the continuing free vaccination drive for 18-44 age group which was taken up within the state from in the present day, May 1, which can be Maharashtra Day and International Labour Day.
Earlier within the week, the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) allies, Nationalist Congress Party and Congress have contributed round Rs 2-crore every, comprising legislators’ salaries and different donations, to the CMRF.
Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar stated that regardless of dealing with a monetary crunch, the MVA authorities has determined to give the free vaccine jabs to all youth – round 5.70 crore – within the 18-44 age group.
The state continues to bear the brunt of the Coronavirus pandemic even within the second wave with 68,813 deaths and 46,02,472 instances, until date, each highest within the nation, moreover every day recording excessive figures of fatalities and infections.