Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has extended a helping hand to Assam in the wake of the devastating deluge, and has announced Rs 2 crore –- one crore each to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund and to the Kaziranga National Park.
The superstar took to micro-blogging site twitter to express his concern and pledged Rs 2 crore towards flood relief. He also appealed others to contribute to the CM Relief Fund and to the Kaziranga National Park and support deluge-hit people and animals.
Absolutely heartbreaking to know about the devastation by floods in Assam.All affected, humans or animals,deserve support in this hour of crisis.I’d like to donate 1cr each to the CM Relief Fund & for Kaziranga Park rescue.Appealing to all to contribute @CMOfficeAssam @kaziranga_
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) July 17, 2019
On the other hand, Hollywood star and Brand Ambassador of Assam Tourism Priyanka Chopra also expressed concern over the devastating floods and appealed everone to extend a helping hand to the flood victims of the State through the CM Relief Fund.
Extremely devasted by all the news coming in from #Assam and other parts of India.
It’s heartbreaking to read about the displacement and loss of life. My prayers with those affected.
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) July 17, 2019
Incidentally, ace sprinter Hima Das had on Tuesday (July 16) appealed individuals and corporate houses to help people of Assam affected by devastating floods.
Flood situation in our state Assam is very critical, 30 out of 33 districts are currently affected. So i would like to request big corporates and individuals to kindly come forward and help our state in this difficult situation. pic.twitter.com/cbVZv7b4IP
— Hima MON JAI (@HimaDas8) July 16, 2019