Coronavirus cases rise in India ,Hundreds of Indian citizens including renowned personalities have come forward to make donations to the PM Cares Fund, which have been set up to combat the losses suffered due to COVID-19.
According to News 18 , India’s youngest patent holder and world’s youngest differently-abled patent holder, who suffers from 85% disability due to a fatal disease, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy has donated a prize money of 2 lakhs rupees, which was received by along with two national awards.
Hridayeshwar Singh Bhati, who hails from Rajasthan, earned a patent for inventing a ‘circular chess’ — a variant of the game that can accommodate more than two players, at the age of nine.
He was awarded the ‘Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Baal Shakti Puruskaar 2020 for inventions’ by President Ran Nath Kovind early this year. Earlier in December 2019, he was also awarded the ‘National Award for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) 2019’. As a prize money, he was given one lakh rupees, medal, blazer and certificate for each.
Hridayeshwar said, “A big salute to everyone who’s fighting this war against the coronavirus like soldiers,” adding “This country has given me a lot of love and well wishes. Now it’s time for me to give back something to the world.”
Taking to a video, Hridayeshwar urged the citizens to follow on certain “guidelines”, which are “orders and not offers”. From the need to punish covidiots “like terrorists” to the need to stay home, he touched upon several valid points including how nation heads must address their respective people daily to avoid chaos of any kind and keep them updated with the steps taken to fight the virus.