Reproductive singer Arijit Singh has joined GiveIndia and Facebook in a campaign to raise money for COVID relief in rural India. The singer has collaborated with the social media giant SocialForGood Initiative and will hold a live fundraiser on June 6 from her hometown of Murshidabad (West Bengal).
Through the “Helping Breath and Safety in Rural India” campaign, the singer aims to provide essential supplies such as oxygen equipment, beds, medicines, food and financial assistance to those affected by the Pandemic in small towns and villages, including his hometown. .
“I grew up in a small town in Murshidabad in West Bengal and I wouldn’t be who I am without a small town education.
“I am saddened to see how COVID affects the people of rural India and the lack of necessary infrastructure in these regions and improving things in these regions is vital to people’s living costs,” Singh recently lost his mother to COVID-19, the note said. in a.
Manish Chopra, Facebook’s Head of Management and Cooperation at India, said, “We are pleased to be collaborating with Arijit Singh and GiveIndia and helping people come together through our platform through music in these times and to help raise funds for those in need.”
Atul Satija, general manager of GiveIndia, said that although COVID-19 cases are going down in the country, the spread of the infection to rural areas is very worrying.
“These regions have inadequate health facilities and limited access to basic needs. It is essential to provide support to our rural population with lifelong medical supplies, relocation of health infrastructure and support with food and subsidies.
“GiveIndia is grateful for the support provided by Arijit through the campaign to minimize the negative impact of the Pandemic in rural India.”