Organisers of the ‘We Care’ concert during the press conference at Symphony Café.
Upcoming and young Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput today donated a sum of Rs 1.25 crore to Nagaland Chief Minister Relief Fund.
The Indian television and film actor personally handed over the cheque to State’s Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio in Dimapur on September 4.
“I thank Sushant Singh Rajput @itsSSR for standing with #Nagaland. He personally handed over a cheque of Rs.1.25 crore towards CM Relief Fund. I am grateful to him and everyone who has come in support of our state…,” later Rio posted on his official twitter handle.
“I am moved at the kind gesture made by @itsSSR and his team towards #NagalandFloods and willingness to help #Nagaland at this crucial hour. Your contribution is encouraging and I hope to see the rest of the nation come forward selflessly…,” he said in another tweet.
On his part, the actor thanked the Chief Minister for his precious time and extended full solidarity with the ongoing restoration effort in Nagaland.
“We, with our full force and determination would work incessantly till the time our #Nagaland is perfectly restored,” Sushant Singh Rajput (@itsSSR) posted on his official twitter handle
He also posted a picture of a Gong he received from Rio saying, “This wonderful Gong does make a wonderful sound of friendship…”
Under the hashtag such as #NagalandFloods and #NagalandForFloods, the chief minister have been appealing for funds on the micro-blogging site Twitter with a brief status report that Nagaland has been disrupted since July 26 due to heavy rainfall.
According to Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA), Home Department, 12 lives have been lost, 532 villages and 48821 families affected and 2,61,115 people, constituting 13.19% of the total population, have been affected by recent monsoon disaster in the state.
The NSDMA also estimated that the state would require Rs 800 cr immediately for restoration damages caused by series of “unprecedented” monsoon disaster.
Morung Express News