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Aamir Khan donates Rs. 25 lakh to Bihar Flood victims

Aamir Khan sent a cheque of Rs 25 lakh through courier to the office of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

bollywood Updated: Aug 31, 2017 11:02 IST

Asian News International
Aamir Khan during a press conference.
Aamir Khan during a press conference.(PTI)

In a noble cause, Aamir Khan has donated Rs 25 lakh to the Chief Minister’s Relief fund for a smoother 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 star through courier and was received at the office of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

This is not the first time the actor 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, electricity in many villages has been affected badly.

According to the locals there, Power sub-station has been flooded for the last 15 days due to which power supply has hit badly. District Magistrate of Darbhanga, Chandrashekhar has given the assurance that the alternative arrangements are being being in 1-12 villages and the situation will get better in next one or two days.

The situation continues to worsen in Muzaffarpur, Samastipur and Darbhanga districts. Urban areas of Muzaffarpur have been deluged following the overflow of water in the Tirhut Canal

Rail traffic on Darbhanga-Samastipur section continues to be disrupted.

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First Published: Aug 31, 2017 11:02 IST