Mary Kom was a Rajya Sabha MP in 2016. © BFI
Six-time global champion boxer MC Mary Kom on Monday mentioned she is going to donate her one month’s wage as Rajya Sabha MP, amounting to Rs 1 lakh, to the Top Minister’s Aid Fund to fight the COVID-19 pandemic within the nation. “In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, I need to donate my one month’s wage to the PM Nationwide Aid Fund. So, please debit an quantity of Rs 1,00,000 from my account,” Mary Kom mentioned in a letter to the financial institution the place her wage account is maintained.
The Manipuri, who may be a Commonwealth and Asian Video games champion, was a Rajya Sabha MP in 2016.
She just lately certified for her 2d Olympic Video games, which was postponed to 2021 because of the fatal outbreak.
The COVID-19 pandemic has ended in greater than 34,000 deaths international. Over 700,000 folks had been inflamed by way of the fatal virus international.
In India, the selection of instances has crossed 1,000 and the dying toll is over 25.
The pandemic has introduced all carrying job to a grinding halt around the globe.