Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan has donated Rs 25 lakhs 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 lakhs 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 amount for the flood victims in Assam and Gujarat.
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.
The situation continues to worsen in Muzaffarpur, Samastipur and Darbhanga districts. Urban areas of Muzaffarpur have been deluged following the overflow of water in Tirhut Canal.
Rail traffic on Darbhanga-Samastipur section continues to be disrupted.