Esha Gupta supports drought-hit farmers of Maharashtra

  • Rukmini Chopra, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
  • Updated: May 07, 2016 17:46 IST
“All of us should come forward to tackle this natural calamity,” says Esha Gupta.

Over the past couple of years, a lot of farmers in Maharashtra have been impacted by the drought in the state. Various film celebrities have stepped in to help them. So, while actors Nana Patekar and Makarand Anaspure have been helping drought-hit farmers through their NGO, Aamir Khan, too, lent his support to the cause recently, by visiting Wathoda village in Amravati, where he introduced his water conservation initiative.

Now, we have come to know that Esha Gupta also wants to work towards their betterment.

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A source close to the actor says that she will conduct a yard sale, and all the proceeds from it will go to an NGO that helps the drought-hit farmers in Maharashtra. “The sale will take place in Delhi next week. She will sell off her old fashionable clothes and accessories,” adds the source.

When contacted, Esha said, “All of us should come forward to support the farmers. The yard sale that I’m conducting is a small initiative in that direction. I hope people come in huge numbers to participate.”

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