Metals and mining magnate Anil Agarwal on Sunday joined the list of billionaires pledging millions of dollars globally to fight against Coronavirus pandemic that has wreaked havoc in the world. The Executive Chairman of Vedanta Resources Limited announced a massive contribution of Rs 100 crores, to fight the novel Coronavirus pandemic in the country.
Anil Agarwal, who observed the Janta Curfew on Sunday along with the rest of the nation, also celebrated the heroes of India by clanging vessels in his balcony at 5 pm, to express his gratitude towards all the people working tirelessly to beat the spread of Coronavirus in India. Sharing his video on Twitter, he expressed concern for the daily wage earners and committed Rs 100 crores to fight the disease at this time of need.
I am committing 100 cr towards fighting the Pandemic. #DeshKiZarooratonKeLiye is a pledge that we undertook & this is the time when our country needs us the most. Many people are facing uncertainty & I’m specially concerned about the daily wage earners, we will do our bit to help pic.twitter.com/EkxOhTrBpR— Anil Agarwal (@AnilAgarwal_Ved) March 22, 2020
In a subsequent tweet, Agarwal appreciated the 'power of unity' of the citizens on India who proudly applauded all workers and activists 'who are risking their own lives for the benefit of citizens'. Here's his video of him, celebrating the heroes of India at 5 pm during Janta Curfew.
एकता में क्या शक्ति है। आज शाम 5 बजे भारतीयों की अद्भुत एकता देखी। गर्व से उन कार्मिकों और कार्यकर्ताओं के लिए ताली बजाई जो हमारे लिए खुद के जीवन को खतरे में डाल रहे हैं। #JantaCurfew #ThaliBajao #IndiaTogether #ClapForOurCarers pic.twitter.com/sC9tYlCz4C— Anil Agarwal (@AnilAgarwal_Ved) March 22, 2020