MUMBAI: DLF Indian Premier League (IPL) will donate Rs 60 million towards the Rajasthan chief minister's relief fund.
Chairman and commissioner Lalit Modi said that the eight franchisees and five sponsors of the IPL would come together to help the victims of the terror attacks in Jaipur.
The eight franchises of the league will donate Rs 5 million, each totaling Rs 40 million. The five sponsors namely DLF, Vodafone, Citibank, Kingfisher and Hero Honda have all contributed Rs 4 million each, totaling Rs 20 million.
The contribution will go towards the rehabilitation of the affected families of the victims of the tragic Jaipur blasts.
A cheque would be handed over to Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje Scindia at the match today between Rajasthan Royals and Bangalore Royal Challengers in Jaipur.
As a mark of respect to the victims of the terror attacks, both the teams will wear black armbands during the match.
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