Mumbai, Nov. 25 (NNN) : Ace cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and his wife Anjali will take part in the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2005 here.
Mumbai's prominent citizens, led by Governor Mohammad Fazal, have pledged their support to the event by making personal contributions to 'Give Online', the charity partner for the Marathon.
While cheques of Rs 10,000 each were given to 'Give Online', Anabelle Mehta said Tendulkar and Anjali have pledged to raise another Rs 90,000 each towards charity. She said she would also get cricketers Vinod Kambli and Ajit Agarkar to run in the marathon and raise funds.
Actress Tara Sharma, who was present at the function was actress Tara Sharma, made a personal contribution of Rs 10,000 and pledged to donate Rs 90,000 more. The Governor also made a personal contribution of Rs 7,000, besides Rs 11,000 from the Governor's fund.
While more than a crore was raised through the last marathon, 'Give Online' are aiming to reach five times that amount this time around.
Prominent people including Anand Mahindra, Niranjan Hiranandani, Mukesh Ambani, Nita Ambani and Tina Ambani have already confirmed their participation.
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