The monsoon is usually welcomed with warm hearts by everyone but this is no so for states like Assam and Bihar where due to heavy rainfall there have been massive floods that’s affected the people as well as the wildlife. Many have taken to social media and requested celebs to donate and help out lakhs of people who have been displaced from their homes
Now Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra and her husband Nick Jonas has made donations towards Assam flood relief measures and have asked their fans to do the same. Taking to social media, they shared a couple of organisations that one can make donations to.
“While we are all still dealing with the effects of the global pandemic, the Indian state of Assam has been grappling with another major crisis. It has been devastated by floods triggered by heavy monsoon showers affecting the lives of millions. The impact to life and land/property is unimaginable. The rapidly rising water level has also flooded the Kaziranga National Park, one of the finest wildlife sanctuaries in the world,” wrote Priyanka in a tweet. “They need our attention and support. I’m sharing details of a few credible organizations that are doing some good work on the ground in Assam, and Nick and I have made a donation to each. Let us support them so they can continue to help those in need. #Assamfloods #PrayForAssam #AssamNeedsHelp @PRIYANKACHOPRA,” she added.
After making donations for flood relief work in Assam, they next donated to Bihar flood relief and by way of a tweet, PeeCee encouraged people to donate and shared links of some organisations who are doing relief and rehabilitation work in the state. “The monsoon in India have caused major devastation in many parts of the country. In the state of Bihar, which is where I was born, continuous heavy rains have caused major flooding,” read PeeCee’s tweet, adding, “Much like Assam, millions of people have been affected and many have been displaced as their homes were washed away in the deluge. As they grapple with this devastation, they need all the help that we can provide. Nick and I have already donated to a few organisations whose teams are engaged in the active relief and rehabilitation work in the state. Now it’s your turn #BiharFloods.”