Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has contributed Rs2 crore for the Covid-care facility at Rakab Ganj Gurdwara in Delhi, which is scheduled to open on Monday, said Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management committee president Manjinder Singh Sirsa.
"'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," said Mr Sirsa, who is also the national spokesperson for Akali Dal party.
"Sikhs are Legendary— Manjinder Singh Sirsa (@mssirsa) May 9, 2021
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These were the words of @SrBachchan Ji when he contributed ₹2 Cr to Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Covid Care Facility
While Delhi was grappling for Oxygen, Amitabh Ji called me almost daily to enquire about the progress of this Facility@ANIpic.twitter.com/ysOccz28Fl
Mr Sirsa said that the actor also made sure that oxygen concentrators from abroad reached the Covid care centre.
"While Delhi was grappling for Oxygen, Amitabh Ji called me almost daily to enquire about the progress of this facility," he added.
The facility at Rakab Ganj Gurdwara opens on Monday and will have 300 beds, oxygen concentrators, doctors, paramedics and ambulances. All the services will be provided to patients free-of-cost.