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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu To Contribute 30% Of Salary Each Month Till Covid Is Over

On Sunday, Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu announced that he would contribute 30% from his salary every month for combating the novel coronavirus.

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Akhil Oka
Vice President

On Sunday, Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu announced that he would contribute 30% from his monthly salary for combating the novel coronavirus. He noted that this arrangement shall continue until the situation became normal. Currently, there are 3577 confirmed novel coronavirus cases in India out of which 275 people have recovered while 83 individuals have lost their lives. 

Read: Pankaj Udhas Urges Citizens To 'dispel Darkness Of Coronavirus' By Lighting A Lamp At 9 Pm

Vice President urges people to light lamps and candles

Earlier in the day, Naidu stressed that the people should not be cowed down by the enormity of the present challenge. He called upon everyone to showcase a collective resolve by lighting lamps and candles at 9 pm on April 5. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had given the '9 pm' appeal during his video message to the nation on April 3. According to the Vice President, this would send a message that 130 crore Indians are together in defeating the darkness caused by the novel coronavirus. He also stressed on following social distancing measures and the instructions of the authorities. 

Read: Babita Phogat, Sanjeev Rajput Urge People To Unite For PM Modi's '9 Pm-9 Mins' Appeal

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