Hyderabad: Leading from the front, Actor Nithin has donated two million rupees to the governments of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh for buying equipment to tackle deadly coronavirus in the state.
"In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, I'd like to do my bit for the country's safety. I wish to make a donation of Rs 10 lakh to @TelanganaCMO and another Rs 10 lakhs to @AndhraPradeshCM for the equipment needed to combat this epidemic. We can fight this together. #StayHomeStaySafe," he tweeted.
The actor had scheduled his wedding in April 2020 but it seems it will either be a private affair or it will be rescheduled.
Stars like Ram Charan and NTR Jr are seen promoting precautionary measures prescribed by the WHO to help contain the virus, while Prabhas has announced that he will go into self quarantine following his return from Georgia.
Celebrities are trying everything in their power to encourage the public to abide by the CM's appeal.
Kajal Aggarwal, Rakul Preet Singh, Navdeep, Rana Daggubati, Lakshmi Manch, Shriya Saran, Anasuya, Rahul Ramakrishna, Allari Naresh, Sushanth, Sudheer Babu and others are going live on their Instagram pages for #Manandharikosam to engage the public and thereby, keep them indoors. COVID19 has petrified the entire globe. It has taken thousands of lives across the globe.
India has reported at least 415 positive cases till March 23. Andhra Pradesh has reported 7 and Telangana 27 cases. CM has urged the public to stay indoors.
To help prevent the spread of infection, one must stay home to break the cycle of the virus. This is not solely for one's own well-being but also for the welfare of the nation