Karan Johar Donates Rs 11 Lakh For Assam Flood Victims
Adding to the list of celebrities, who donated to the Assam floods, Karan Johar extended support of Rs 11 lakhs. On July 5, Bollywood director-producer Johar donated flood relief to the Assam Chief Minister's Relief Fund. ''Grateful to film producer @karanjohar and Dharma productions for contributing Rs 11 lakh to CM Relief Fund," tweeted CM Himanta Biswa Sarma. Earlier, actors like Rohit Shetty, Arjun Kapoor, Sonu Nigam and others supported… read-more
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Dalai Lama Expresses Solidarity With Assam Flood Victims, Vows Donation
Dalai Lama, a popular Tibetan spiritual leader extended support and promised donations for Assam flood victims. On June 21, Dalai Lama expressed solidarity" and wrote to Assam CM Himanta B Sarma. Notably, the Assam flood led to extensive loss of lives, displacing millions of people and devastating properties due to heavy rainfall. The letter further mentioned donating to the victims and helping the State Government and the people of Assam.… read-more
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Assam Floods: 2 Police Officers Washed Away In Waters In Nagaon District
The flood situation in Assam continues to stay grim as two police personnel were washed away in flood waters in Central Assam's Nagaon district, on June 19. The incident occurred in Kanpur area, when a team of police officers went to investigate a case. After the officers were washed away, the body of the constable was recovered. Meanwhile, the officer-in-charge is still missing, and the search is underway.
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Assam Floods: 4 More Die In Last 24 Hours, 11.09 Lakh Affected Across 25 Districts
In the Assam flood which affected over 11.09 lakh people across 25 districts in the state, at least four persons died in the last 24 hours, on June 17. Reportedly, around 19782.80 hectares of cropland have been submurged, including 1,510 villages under 72 revenue circles, which are currently underwater. Furthermore, water levels of Pagladiya, Manas, Puthimari, Kopili, Gaurang and Brahmaputra rivers are flowing above the danger level mark.
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