Guwahati, July 23, 2019
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal expressed his gratitude towards Bachchan for his generosity.
“We appreciate Shri Amitabh Bachchan Ji for contributing Rs. 51 lakh to Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. This is a great gesture & show of care for the people. Thank you, on behalf of the people of Assam, for your support,” Sonowal tweeted.
Earlier, superstar Akshay Kumar had also donated Rs two crore for the flood relief in the state.
“Absolutely heartbreaking to know about the devastation by floods in Assam. All affected, humans or animals, deserve support in this hour of crisis.I’d like to donate 1cr each to the CM Relief Fund & for Kaziranga Park rescue. Appealing to all to contribute,” (sic) Akshay’s tweet read.