Harry Potter writer JK Rowling’s noble gesture for COVID-19 relief on the 22nd anniversary of Battle of Hogwarts will win your heart

Harry Potter fan would know it was the 22nd anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts yesterday. It was 22 -years ago that Harry Potter fought with the Dark Lord, Voldemort and brought his end. On the anniversary, the author of the best selling novel and producer, JK Rowling made a special announcement. This announcement will win your hearts. The author has decided to donate £1m to the relief of COVID-19. She took to her Twitter handle and announced the same. Also Read – Harry Potter’s Voldemort vs Shaktimaan’s Tamraj Kilvish – a genius Instagrammer noted similarities between the two iconic villains and it is MIND-BLOWING!

“Today’s the 22nd anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts, but I’m going to be honest and say that it feels inappropriate to talk about fictional deaths today. Too many people are losing loved ones in the real world.” JK Rowling began… Also Read – Coronavirus Pandemic: Harry Potter author JK Rowling opens up on recovery from COVID-19 symptoms

“So on this anniversary of a great wizarding victory, I’m thinking of the people who’re out there doing their jobs to protect us and our way of life. I have 3 key workers in my immediate family, and like all such relatives, I’m torn between pride and anxiety.” Also Read – Harry Potter author JK Rowling gets emotional while remembering late actor Alan Rickman aka Severus Snape

“As ever in a crisis of this sort, the poorest and most vulnerable are hit hardest, so in honour of the Battle of Hogwarts, I’ll be making a donation of £1m, half of which will go to https://crisis.org.uk, who’re helping the homeless during the pandemic and half of which will go to https://refuge.org.uk, because we know that domestic abuse has, sadly, increased hugely during the lockdown.” Have a look at her tweets here:

Today’s the 22nd anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts, but I’m going to be honest and say that it feels inappropriate to talk about fictional deaths today. Too many people are losing loved ones in the real world. 1/4

— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) May 2, 2020

So on this anniversary of a great wizarding victory, I’m thinking of the people who’re out there doing their jobs to protect us and our way of life. I have 3 key workers in my immediate family, and like all such relatives, I’m torn between pride and anxiety. 2/4

— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) May 2, 2020

As ever in a crisis of this sort, the poorest and most vulnerable are hit hardest, so in honour of the Battle of Hogwarts, I’ll be making a donation of £1m, half of which will go to https://t.co/Lul8tbTzeI, who’re helping the homeless during the pandemic
3/4

— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) May 2, 2020

and half of which will go to https://t.co/5QOSZy1xob, because we know that domestic abuse has, sadly, increased hugely during the lockdown. 4/4

— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) May 2, 2020

It sad but true that a lot of domestic violence cases being registered ever since the lockdown was announced all across the globe. Various Bollywood celebrities like Anushka Sharma, Sona Mohapatra, Javed Akhtar and others have urged people to help curb domestic violence.

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