Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli and wife Anushka Sharma have donated for Assam and Bihar flood relief. The duo has also asked people to do the same to help people in those states.
Virat Kohli along with Anushka, in a statement on Instagram, announced that the duo has pledged to donate to the relief funds. Also, the couple urged people to contribute as well. It read, “While our country is in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, people in Assam and Bihar are also suffering due to the devastating floods that have affected so many lives and livelihood.”
They further added, “While we continue to pray for the people in Assam & Bihar, Virat and I have also pledged to help those in need by supporting these three organisations (Action Aid India, Rapid Response, and Goonj) that have been doing credible work in flood relief & welfare.”
The couple also urged the fellow citizens to extend their help to the people of these two states as they are dealing with the natural calamities. “If this resonates with you, please reach out to support these states through these organisations,” they said.
Around 3,847,531 people were affected due to floods in Bihar while 25,116 people are at shelter homes, the Bihar government said.