- Mr. Tendulkar features in a special video released by MoHFW
- Express a heartfelt gratitude to COVID-19 warriors: Sachin Tendulkar
- He says, ‘We are safe at home, some angels are out there fighting for us’
New Delhi: Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar hails COVID-19 crusaders who are risking it all, in a short video released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW). While expressing gratitude to the frontline coronavirus warriors like doctors, nurses, other healthcare staff and policemen, former batsman Sachin Tendulkar says in the video that the COVID-19 crusaders are making invaluable contributions to society and humanity despite putting their lives at risk.
Referring to the frontline warriors as ‘Angels of hope’, he says,
Some angels are out there on the frontline, to take care of us and protect us from COVID-19. Doctors, nurses, ward boys and the rest of the medical staff are keeping us safe. There are also some angels who are delivering food grains and other essential items to us. Police officials are also out there protecting us. They are all guardian angels who make invaluable contributions to the health and safety of people while risking their own lives.
He further says in the video that the country’s hopes are dependent on the morale of the frontline crusaders. He adds,
Whenever you meet a COVID-19 crusader, thank them, to boost their morale. Express heartfelt gratitude towards the work being done by these angels of hope.
क्रिकेटर @sachin_rt ने #COVID19 की इस लड़ाई में हमें सुरक्षित रखने वाले स्वास्थ्यकर्मियों, पुलिसकर्मियों और आवश्यक सामान पहुंचाने वालों का धन्यवाद किया है। #CoronaOutbreak @PMOIndia @drharshvardhan @AshwiniKChoubey @PIB_India @CovidIndiaSeva @mygovindia pic.twitter.com/n8WIk5vtQD
— Ministry of Health (@MoHFW_INDIA) June 1, 2020
In the wake of the ongoing global crisis, Mr. Tendulkar has remained active in raising awareness about the disease and preventive measures through social media platform Twitter. He had donated Rs. 50 lakh to help the Indian government in its battle against the coronavirus outbreak.
Earlier, MoHFW had also shared another short video of Megastar Amitabh Bachchan in which he can be seen urging people to bring a change in their behaviour and keep a positive attitude during the current crisis. He asked people to reach out to friends, family members and healthcare workers in case there are any symptoms of Coronavirus, get treatment and defeat the virus.
अभिनेता @SrBachchan ने आप सभी को एक संदेश दिया है। चलिए, फिर से बच्चे बन जाते हैं, अपनी तकलीफ़ अपनों को बताते हैं। बदलकर अपना व्यवहार, करें कोरोना पर वार। #SwasthaBharat #CoronaOutbreak @PMOIndia @drharshvardhan @AshwiniKChoubey @PIB_India @CovidIndiaSeva pic.twitter.com/HEsqQbWQ6R
— Ministry of Health (@MoHFW_INDIA) May 31, 2020