Film actress Anushka Sharma and cricketer husband Virat Kohli have donated an undisclosed amount to three organizations doing relief and rehabilitation work in Bihar and Assam, where thousands of families have been affected by the recent floods. Actress Anushka Sharma and cricketer husband Virat Kohli have generously donated to relief work in Assam and Bihar, where devastating floods have wreaked havoc in the last few days. Both have shared a note about it on their respective Instagram accounts.
It reads, ‘When our country is fighting the corona virus epidemic, people in Assam and Bihar are suffering due to severe floods, it has affected so many families and livelihoods. We are praying for the people of Assam and Bihar. Virat and I have pledged to help the needy people by supporting three organizations that do credible work in flood relief and welfare. You should also come forward and help these organizations so that help can be reached to support these states. ‘
The duo has donated an undisclosed amount to the three organizations Rapid Response, Action Aid and Gunj. He has also shared links to three organizations working for the welfare of the people affected by the recent floods. Earlier this week, actress Priyanka Chopra and husband Nick Jonas also donated for flood relief and rehabilitation work in Bihar and Assam.
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) July 28, 2020
He wrote, ‘The monsoon in India has caused great havoc in many parts of the country. The state of Bihar where I was born is flooded by heavy rains. Like Assam, lakhs of people have been affected here and many have been displaced as their homes were washed away in the deluge. As they are struggling with this catastrophe, they need our help. Nick and I have already donated to some organizations whose teams are engaged in active relief and rehabilitation work in the state. It’s your turn #BiharFloods’
Priyanka shared links to some organizations like Goonj and Jomato Feeding India to encourage her fans to donate. He also made one such announcement while donating for Assam, of which he is also the ambassador. Recently actor Sonu Sood has asked his team to give buffalo to a family in Bihar, which has lost their son and two buffaloes in the floods.