Akhilesh Yadav Appeals Citizens to Support 21-Day Lockdown, Donates Rs 1 Crore for Medical Equipment and Testing Kits
I would like to appeal everyone to contribute and extend support for a better future,” he said.
“I am giving Rs 1 crore from my MP Fund for procurement of Personal Protection Equipment of all the doctors and health workers of Azamgarh Medical College and testing kit for the COVID-19 test.
After Yadav’s appeal for financial help to fight against coronavirus, several Samajwadi Party leaders and workers came forward to support the idea resulting to which a total of Rs 5.20 crore was collected.
Contributing for the cause, Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav and party leader from Maharashtra, Abu Asim Azmi have also announced financial help of Rs 25 lakh and Rs 50 lakh, respectively.
Other Samajwadi Party leaders who have come forward for the financial help are - Narendra Singh Verma, Anil Dohre, Subhash Rai, Virendra Yadav, Nafees Ahmad, and many others.