Speaking to the media, the legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar said, "Many individuals within the industry also help the troopers who sacrifice their lives for the nation. Even now, people from the industry are helping out. We've conjointly proclaimed something from our end."
With the announcement, Lata joins Bollywood actors Akshay Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan, among many others, who have conjointly given funds for the troopers. Akshay Kumar vowed to donate ₹5 crore through Bharat Ke Veer — a fundraising initiative of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs. The 51-year-old actor has conjointly been urging his nearly 30 million Twitter followers to do the similar. "#Pulwama is something we cannot & will not forget. We're all angry & it's time to act. So act now, donate to the martyrs of Pulwama on bharatkeveer.gov.in. There's no better way to pay homage to them & show your support. This is the only official site, pls don't fall prey to fakes," he tweeted.
A proponent of Amitabh Bachchan had confirmed to the media, "Yes, Mr. Bachchan will give ₹5 lakh to each of the soldiers' families and is currently finding out the correct process to do so."
Musician Badshah also given ₹3 lakh to the CRPF Wives Welfare Association fund while former cricketer Virender Sehwag pledged to require care of the education of the children of the soldiers who lost their lives within the recent attack"Nothing we can do will be enough, but the least I can do is offer to take complete care of the education of the children of our brave CRPF jawans martyred in #Pulwama in my Sehwag International School @SehwagSchool, Jhajjar. Saubhagya Hoga," he tweeted.
Boxer Vijender Singh, who is on the rolls of Haryana Police, donated a month's salary. "I'm donating my one month's salary for the martyrs of #PulwamaTerrorAttack and want everyone to come forward and support the families. It is our moral duty to always standby them and make them feel proud of their sacrifices. Jai Hind," he wrote on Twitter.
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