‘We are in this together’ – Gautam Gambhir responds to a gratitude post by Aakash Chopra amid COVID-19 crisis
Gautam Gambhir is a Lok Sabha member since 2019.
Updated - Apr 25, 2021 6:25 pm
The entire nation is fighting with the second wave of COVID-19 and the healthcare system of India has collapsed to provide relief to the people in need. In these serious times, each and every individual is stepping up to lend a helping hand to people who are suffering. Former cricketer and politician Gautam Gambhir has also made sure to help people in his area in Delhi.
In the same light, former cricketer and analyst Aakash Chopra stepped up to praise Gambhir for his recent efforts for people struggling with COVID-19. Aakash tweeted that how he has reached Gambhir at odd hours in the past few days to ask for oxygen cylinders and other essential things. And, the former KKR skipper had helped him each and every time.
“Have reached out to @GautamGambhir on multiple times past few days…at odd hours to arrange oxygen cylinders etc. for the needy. And he’s helped every single time. He might not be playing cricket for India anymore but he’s still batting for India. Well done, brother.”
In the latest turn of events, Gambhir replied to this tweet by adding, “We are in this together! Jai Hind.”
Gautam responds to the tweet by Aakash Chopra
We are in this together! Jai Hind🇮🇳 https://t.co/mfqlGGS4qg
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) April 25, 2021
The IPL 2021 is on amid a raging pandemic in India and giving fans all the sources of entertainment on daily basis. However, the league is being held inside the utmost strict bio-bubble designed by BCCI for the players and hotel staff. In the same while, big names in the world of cricket have urged fans time and again to follow the COVID-19 guidelines and stay home as much as possible.
In the same reference, RCB also posted one video where their star players Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, and Glenn Maxwell urged people to follow the required rules and stay safe.
“Hi, I am Virat Kohli, as a captain I try to lead from the front and help people around. I request all of you to do the same, sanitize your hands, step out only if necessary and wear your masks at all times,” said RCB skipper in the video.