Lakshmi Ratan Shukla donates entire IPL 2021 Commentary fees to WB CM’s Relief Fund
Kolkata, 6 May 2021: At a time when the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic is killing millions with many suffering from crisis of oxygen, hospital beds and other medicines, former cricketer and politician Lakshmi Ratan Shukla donated his entire IPL 2021 commentary’s fees to the West Bengal Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.
Speaking at the occasion, Lakshmi Ratan Shukla said, “I am glad that I could donate my IPL 2021 commentary’s remuneration for the state’s welfare on my birthday. Whatever I am today is because of the people and their support around me. Hence, on this auspicious day, if my humble contribution can make a difference to the huge calamity that we all are going through, I will consider myself lucky. In this time of crisis, we must all try and do our bit so that we can fight the pandemic and make the world a happy place all over again. May we all win against this difficult time. I urge one and all to maintain hygiene and wear masks, avoid gatherings and stay safe.”