NEW DELHI: The Commissioner of Mumbai Police, Param Bir Singh, on Monday thanked Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar for his contribution of Rs. 2 crores to the foundation of Mumbai Police.
The Police Commissioner took to Twitter to thank the Bollywood superstar for his contribution.
"Mumbai Police thanks @akshaykumar for contributing Rs. 2 Crore to the Mumbai Police Foundation," he tweeted.
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"Your contribution will go a long way in safeguarding the lives of those who are committed to safeguarding the city - the men and women of Mumbai Police! #MumbaiPoliceFoundation," the tweet further read.
The 52-year-old actor responded to the Police Commissioner and paid tributes to the two head constables of Mumbai Police who lost their lives fighting the highly contagious virus.
"I salute @MumbaiPolice head constables Chandrakant Pendurkar & Sandip Surve, who laid their lives fighting Corona. I have done my duty, I hope you will too. Let's not forget we are safe and alive because of them," Akshay Kumar tweeted.
I salute @MumbaiPolice headconstables Chandrakant Pendurkar & Sandip Surve, who laid their lives fighting Corona. I have done my duty, I hope you will too. Let’s not forget we are safe and alive because of them https://t.co/mgJyxCdbOP pic.twitter.com/nDymEdeEtT— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) April 27, 2020
The 'Kesari' actor had earlier made a contribution of Rs. 3 crores to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to assist the making of personal protection equipment, masks, and rapid testing kits.
Kumar had also pledged a donation of Rs. 25 crores to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's PM CARES Fund for helping the country combat COVID-19.