Hyderabad: 275 people died in the Odisha train accident that shocked the entire country.. More than 900 passengers were injured. The railway officials said that the accident happened due to a technical error. Political, film and sports personalities as well as the whole of India expressed shock over this incident. Condolences were announced on social media.
Former Indian captain Virat Kohli, who went to England for the World Test Championship, also expressed regret over the incident. ‘I am very saddened to know about the Odisha train accident incident. Thinking about the pain of the families of those who lost their lives in this accident. Also wish those injured a speedy recovery,” Kohli tweeted.
After this tweet, Virat Kohli announced a donation of Rs. 30 crores for the victims of the railway accident, and the campaign received momentum that he had given this amount to the accident relief fund. Every social media platform like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter has seen posts that Kohli has donated Rs.30 crores.
Along with Kohli, Mahendra Singh Dhoni also donated Rs.60 crores, the posts showed. Dhoni, who is resting at home after undergoing knee surgery, did not react at all about this incident. No announcement was made. But his fans started campaigning that he had donated Rs.60 crores.
Fans who believed these posts to be true, shared them and expressed pride in the work done by their favorite players. The fact is.. Kohli and Dhoni have not announced a single donation. Odisha Police responded to these posts. Dhoni, Kohli.. have not given donations to Odisha accident victims and appealed to people not to believe such false propaganda.
Strict action will be taken against those spreading false news, he said.