Sania Mirza raises Rs12.5m towards coronavirus fight

MUMBAI: Sania Mirza has raised Rs 12.5 million to help people as India continues its fight against coronavirus. 

India's tennis queen posted on her official Twitter handle: "The last week we have tried as a team to provide some help to the people in need... we provided food to thousands of families and raised 1.25 Crore (Rs 12.5 million) in one week which will help close to 1 lakh (100,000) people. its an ongoing effort and we are in this together @youthfeedindia @safaindia," the Tennis player wrote on Twitter. Various athletes have come forward and made their contributions to help the country battle against COVID-19."