Sushant Singh Rajput, the young and popular Bollywood star, has lately captured the headlines for his generous gestures. The television actor turned film star first donated a satisfactory sum to the flood affected in Kerala and then moved towards the north-east to extend his helping hands to the flood-ridden Nagaland. Sushant donated a whopping sum of Rs 1.25 crore to Nagaland Chief Minister Relief Fund as his contribution towards helping the flood-affected people in the state.
The Bollywood actor chose to hand over the donation personally to the Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio in Dimapur on September 4.
The Nagaland CM tweeted:
Through his tweet, the CM thanked Sushant Singh Rajput for standing with Nagaland. He mentioned that Sushant personally handed over a cheque of Rs.1.25 crore towards CM Relief Fund and expressed his gratefulness for coming forward in support of the state.
This is not all, the actor too took to express his love and support for Nagaland through the microblogging website. He tweeted:
This kind gesture on part of Sushant Singh Rajput has impressed many. The actor has even posted a picture of him with the Nagaland CM and a Gong gifted by Rio as a sign of gratefulness.
Rio, through his appeal for donation posted on the microblogging website under hashtags such as #NagalandFloods and #NagalandForFloods has been able to catch quite some attention. Noteworthy that the north-eastern state has been affected by flood water since the heavy rainfall on July 26.
As per the Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) data, a total of 12 lives are lost, 532 villages and 48821 families and 2,61,115 people are affected in the flood.