Bajrang Punia donates six month’s salary to combat coronavirus, let’s salute him

Amid the nationwide lockdown owing to the fast-spreading coronavirus pandemic, homeless people and daily wage workers, who migrate to big cities from their home towns in search of jobs, are combating hunger for survival as the fast-spreading disease has now created a panic situation across India.

The situation had gone from bad to worse and during this crisis, celebrities, entrepreneurs, businessmen rose to the occasion by doing their best to help the country combat the pandemic.

The condition across the country is critical now. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said India’s current death toll from the coronavirus pandemic stands at 83, with the nation reporting 3,577 confirmed cases and out of them, 275 people have recovered from the disease. It is also to be noted that these confirmed cases are related to the Tablighi Jamaat meet in Delhi’s Nizamuddin area.

With governments across the entire world are struggling to fight the coronavirus pandemic, a number of high profile public figures stepped up to help the struggle against the viral outbreak. Wrestler Bajrang Punia, who is a famous freestyle wrestler from India has stepped forward to donate six months’ salary towards the Haryana CM’s relief fund.

The freestyle wrestler usually competes in 65 kg weight category. He did India proud on the grand stage by winning three medals at the World Wrestling Championships. He has by far won seven gold, six silver and four bronze medals for India.

India’s famous wrestler was born in Khudan village of Jhajjar district in the state of Haryana. He started wrestling when he was seven years old and was encouraged to pursue the sport by his father.

In the year 2015, his family shifted to Sonepat so that he can attend a regional centre of Sports Authority of India. The Youth salutes Bajrang Punia who is making sure to care for those in need in this time of crisis.