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Akshay Kumar donates Rs 1 crore towards Assam flood relief

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal acknowledged the generosity of Akshay Kumar and thanked the actor.

By: PTI | Guwahati | August 18, 2020 9:50:58 pm
akshay kumar photosAkshay Kumar had last year donated Rs 2 crore towards Assam flood relief. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

Actor Akshay Kumar donated Rs 1 crore for flood relief in Assam, said an official statement on Tuesday.

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal acknowledged the generosity of the actor and thanked him, it stated.

“The actor has always been a friend of the people of Assam and his help would go a long way in easing the ordeal of the people facing the flood,” the chief minister said.

The Bollywood superstar had last year donated Rs 2 crore towards flood relief, the statement said.

Assam faced a devastating flood this year. 138 people lost their lives, while several lakh people were affected across 28 districts.

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