Guwahati: Amid the worst flood scenario in the state, Celebrity Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, has extended a helping hand to the flood-hit people of Assam.
In this regard, Kapoor has joined hands with World Kitchen Centre and Taj Hotels to provide meals to flood-affected people in Assam.
Taking to the Instagram on Sunday, Kapoor said, ''Along with @wckitchen and @tajhotels, 1200 meals distributed in flood-affected areas in Assam. Khichdi, Begun Bhaja, Mixed Sabji, Vanilla Cake, and some juice were on the menu today…"
He also posted a picture of the packed meals apart from the kitchen setup and more.
Kapoor also prayed for the flood-hit people of the state and wished for their safety.
"We stand with our brothers and sisters in Assam and thoughts as well as prayers continue to go out for their safety," he wrote.
Notably, in 2020 during COVID-19, he along with the world Kitchen Centre and Taj Hotel, provided meals to the frontline healthcare workers at Cooper Hospital and Sion Hospital in Mumbai.
The flood situation is improving in the state, barring the Barak Valley. However, the death toll due to floods and landslides continues to rise. Five persons died due to floods in the past 24 hours in the state taking the toll to 126.
According to official reports, Barpeta, Cachar, Darrang, Karimganj, and Morigaon districts reported one death each. The five include four children and a female.
On the other hand, two others have been missing for the last 24 hours.
The flood has affected 28 of the 35 districts in the state. As many as 22,21,577 people in 2542 villages are facing the wrath of the floods. Around 2,17,413 people are taking shelter in 564 relief camps.