5 chess gamers raised Rs 4.5 lakh for PM-CARES Fund via on-line chess exhibition. © Twitter
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday lavished reward on Indian chess gamers, together with former world champion Viswanathan Anand, for developing with an “revolutionary” strategy to elevate funds for the nation’s struggle towards COVID-19 pandemic. 5 main gamers Vidit Gujrathi, P Harikrishna and B Adhiban, Koneru Humpy and Dharika, alongside Anand had participated in an internet chess exhibition and helped elevate Rs 4.5 lakh for the PM-CARES Fund.
“Progressive effort and type gesture by our chess gamers, together with @vishy64theking, @viditchess, Pentala Harikrishna, B. Adhiban and @HarikaDronavali,” Modi tweeted.
“Am certain the individuals would have had an enriching expertise,” he added
In India, the COVID-19 pandemic has to date claimed over 350 lives whereas infecting near 12,000 throughout the nation.
On Tuesday, Modi prolonged the lockdown until Could three in a bid to comprise the unfold of the virus.