New Delhi: Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee president Manjinder Singh Sirsa said that Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has donated Rs 2 crore for the Covid-care facility at Rakab Ganj Gurdwara in Delhi, which is scheduled to open on Monday.
“‘Sikhs are Legendary, Salute To Their Service’. These were the words of Amitabh Bachchan when he contributed ? 2 crore to Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Covid Care Facility,” said Mr Sirsa, who is also the national spokesperson for Akali Dal party.
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The actor also assured that oxygen concentrators from abroad will be reached to the Covid care centre, said Mr Sirsa.
“While Delhi was grappling for Oxygen, Amitabh Ji called me almost daily to enquire about the progress of this facility,” he added.
On Monday, the facility at Rakab Ganj Gurdwara opens and there will be 300 beds, oxygen concentrators, doctors, paramedics and ambulances.