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Amitabh Bachchan donates Rs 2 crore

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Published: 13:50, 10 May 2021  
Amitabh Bachchan donates Rs 2 crore

Amitabh Bachchan has donated Rs 2 crore to Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Covid care centre at Rakab Ganj Gurdwara in Delhi.

The president of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management committee Manjinder Singh Sirsa announced that operation at the facility with 300 beds will begin today (May 10).

He thanked the veteran actor for his contribution and said that Big B called Sikhs legendary. The actor has also arranged oxygen cylinders for the Covid care centre.

Manjinder Singh Sirsa, who is also the national spokesperson for Akali Dal party, took to social media to announce that Amitabh Bachchan has donated Rs 2 crore to Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Covid Care Facility.

Sirsa wrote, “Sikhs are Legendary, Salute To Their Service'. These were the words of Amitabh Bachchan when he contributed Rs 2 crore to Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Covid Care Facility (sic).”

He added “While Delhi was grappling for Oxygen, Amitabh Ji called me almost daily to enquire about the progress of this Facility (sic).”

The facility at Rakab Ganj Gurdwara opens on Monday (May 10) and will have 300 beds, oxygen concentrators, doctors, paramedics and ambulances. All the services will be provided to patients free-of-cost.

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