Prime Minister Narendra Modi is trying to connect with every section of the country in the fight against the coronavirus epidemic and in this episode, on Friday he interacted with the great sports personalities of the country through video conferencing and to make people aware of the coronavirus. Called upon them.
The 49 prominent sports personalities the Prime Minister spoke to include many prominent players including veteran Sachin Tendulkar, Saurabh Ganguly, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli, world champions PV Sindhu, Viswanathan Anand, Mary Kom and Bajrang Punia.
Sources aware of the matter said that Modi talked to sports personalities about the ways through which awareness can be raised about coronaviruses within every citizen of the country so that they can all follow the instructions issued by the Health Department .
The source said, “The Prime Minister not only talked to the cricketers but he also spoke to sports personalities from other regions. Originally it was to ensure that these players could give people a message to stay indoors and stay safe. PMs know that players can make a huge contribution in bringing awareness against Corona. This is a battle that can be fought in unison and there is no better way than players to reach people. ‘
Players are not only giving donations but are also making people aware through social media. Indian captain Kohli recently released a video of his, in which he requested people to stay at home.
Kohli had said, “Hello, I am Virat Kohli.” Today I am speaking to you not as a player but as a citizen of a country. I have seen for the last few days that people are moving out of homes, not following curfew, following the lockdown instructions. It shows that we are taking it lightly. But this fight is not as easy as it seems. ”He said,“ I request everyone to keep social distance and follow it. ”