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Assam Floods: Akshay Kumar donates 2cr to CM Relief Fund and Kaziranga National Park

Assam Floods: Akshay Kumar donates 2cr to CM Relief Fund and Kaziranga National Park

Celebrities like Akshay Kumar, Adil Hussain, Hima Das and Jyoti Kapur Das have come forward to make donations to help the worsening situation of Assam flood situation. They have urged their fans to make hefty donations too.

Akshay Kumar took to Twitter to announce about his generous contribution towards the CM Relief Fund and Kaziranga National Park situation.

He’s decided to donate Rs 1 cr each towards the welfare of the victims and rescue operations. The Mission Mangal actor’s act of kindness does not come as a surprise.

He’s been a philanthropist, supporting all national causes in whatever ways he can. In May, he donated another Rs 1 cr to help the victims of Fani Cyclone in Odisha.

The actor has been a part of many charitable causes like Chennai floods, Kerala Floods, Bharat Ke Veer initiative. He has also urged his fans across the globe to donate towards the welfare of the Assam flood victims.

Besides Khiladi Kumar, director Adil Hussain donated while tagging other celebrities to come forward in helping the situation.

Assam-based athlete, Homi Das donated half of her monthly pay and appealed her followers and big corporates to do their bit. Jyoti Kapoor Das, director of the award-winning film, ‘Chutney’ pleaded others to make generous contributions.

As per Assam State Director Management Authority (ASDMA), the Brahmaputra river has been flowing above the dangerous water level which has created havoc in the state of Assam.

More than 45 lakh people have been affected who’ve taken refuge in 562 centres set up by the government. Ninety per cent of the Kaziranga National Park, the largest home to one-horned rhinoceroses has been submerged in water leaving only highlands for animals to seek shelter. The floods have claimed 55 lives in Assam and Bihar.

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