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Covid-19: Veteran groundsman Maheshwar Shaw donates Rs 2,000

Sunday - March 29, 2020 10:24 pm , Category : SPORTS
Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) Kolkata Maidan veteran groundsman Maheshwar Shaw contributed a sum of Rs 2,000 from his salary to the West Bengal State Emergency Relief Fund for the fight against coronavirus pandemic.
Various affiliated units of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) continued to lend their support in Corona Aid as they requested the association to contribute on their behalf to West Bengal State Emergency Relief Fund and adjust it with their subsidies.
Among former players, former Bengal cricketer, I.B. Roy came forward and personally contributed Rs 15,000 to West Bengal State Emergency Relief Fund.
Meanwhile, School Committee Chairman Amalendu Biswas, who was the manager of the Senior Bengal cricket team that played the Ranji Trophy final, communicated his intention to pay Rs 10,000 in his personal capacity.
Finance committee member of CAB Sanjay Gupta pledged to donate Rs 1 crore, through his company Captain Steel India Ltd, directly.
Other assistant curators of CAB Safi Ahmed, Suranjan Mukherjee, Ranjit Shaw, Birendra Pratap Singh and Pradip Nayek donated in Corona Aid. Earlier in the day, all-rounder Richa Ghosh, who represented India in the Women's T20 World Cup earlier this month, donated Rs 1 lakh to the Bengal Chief Minister's relief fund.
The 16-year old's father handed over the cheque of Rs 1 lakh to Siliguri District Magistrate Sumanta Sahay.

--IANS dm/vd