Kolkata, March 28 2020: As the novel coronavirus continues to rapidly spread around the world, Mohun Bagan Athletic Club has decided to donate 20 lakhs rupees towards West Bengal State Emergency Relief Fund to help medical workers and hospitals fight the global pandemic. Mohun Bagan General Secretary Mr. Srinjoy Bose told- “These are challenging times for everyone and none should be left behind. Our contribution is just a start. We hope that others also join in supporting more families in need. Together we can overcome this crisis“.Finance Secretary Debashis Dutta mentioned, “Be it good times or bad, our fans never stop supporting their beloved club. During this tough time we want to help the people who are fighting to make our lives easier. We can get through this together! There are so many things people can do to support those affected right now. Big or small, every donation or act of service goes a long way. Our thoughts are with every single person and business affected right now.”
Football stands for unity. It also stands for humanity. In these uncertain times of COVID-19 when all our focus and resources have been on combating and eradicating this pandemic, as the national club of India, like always, 𝐌𝐨𝐡𝐮𝐧 𝐁𝐚𝐠𝐚𝐧 𝐀𝐭𝐡𝐥𝐞𝐭𝐢𝐜 𝐂𝐥𝐮𝐛 has decided to stand by the call given by our 𝐇𝐨𝐧’𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐂𝐡𝐢𝐞𝐟 𝐌𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐒𝐦𝐭. 𝐌𝐚𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐚 𝐁𝐚𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐣𝐞𝐞 and help the State Govt. eradicate this disease. The world needs us ALL. These are unprecedented times. We also make an appeal to all to come forward with voluntary donations to the State Government’s Emergency Relief Fund.