Aamir Khan has donated Rs 25 lakh to the Chief Minister’s Relief fund to aid relief operations for Bihar floods victims. He has also urged his fans to help the victims.
A cheque of Rs 25 lakh was sent by ‘Dangal’ (2017) star through courier and was received at the office of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, reports the Hindustan Times. This is not the first time the star has donated such a big amount to a state. Earlier this month, Khan donated the same number of amount to the flood victims in Assam and Gujarat.
Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal took to Twitter to thank Aamir Khan for the generous contribution.
Over one crore seventy lakh people have been affected by the floods in Bihar. The death toll has mounted to 415, with 21 districts being affected by the deluge. 22 lakh people of the district Darbhanga have been affected by the floods. Power Sub-Station-Poria in Darbhanga district has been flooded, leaving electricity in many villages affected badly.
According to the locals, Power sub-station has been flooded for the last 15 days due to the power supply being hit badly. District Magistrate of Darbhanga, Chandrashekhar has given the assurance that the alternative arrangements are being organised in numerous villages and that the situation will get better in next one or two days.
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