The Indian golfer had earlier donated Rs 4.30 Lakh after giving away his 102 trophies to help the country in its fight against the coronavirus.
“The severed shoes, with which I won the trophy in the US at Jr GOLF WORLD CH.SHIP-2018- were taken by Uncle Vanish Pradhan ji for Rs 3,30,000-, and I donated the money to PMCARES- Whether we live or not, my country should stay, everyone has to be saved from Corona @narendramodi Jai Hind,” Arjun tweeted in Hindi.
आपको🙏-मैंने जिन कटे हुए जूतों के साथ U.S में Jr GOLF WORLD CH.SHIP-2018-में ट्रोफ़ी जीती थी वो जूते-3,30,000-Rs में… https://t.co/UOUdEoymMo
— Arjun Bhati – 🇮🇳 (@arjunbhatigolf) 1587447173000
After the establishment of the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM-CARES) Fund by PM Narendra Modi, several sportspersons have come forward to contribute and help the country combat COVID-19.
Among them is Indian cricketer Suresh Raina who had pledged Rs 31 lakhs to PM-CARES Fund. Indian shuttler PV Sindhu, chief national badminton coach Pullella Gopichand, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar and wrestler Bajrang Punia were among others who have also contributed their bit for the cause.