Actor-singer Priyanka Chpra Jonas and her husband Nick Jonnas donated towards the Assam Floods Relief and asked their fans to do the same. She took to twitter and shared a few organisations where the donations can be made.
She tweeted,’While we are all still dealing with the effects of the global pandemic, the Indian state of Assam has been grappling with another major crisis. It has been devastated by floods triggered by heavy monsoon showers affecting the lives of millions. The impact to life and land/property is unimaginable. The rapidly rising water level has also flooded the Kaziranga National Park, one of the finest wildlife sanctuaries in the world,” wrote Priyanka in a tweet. “They need our attention and support. I’m sharing details of a few credible organizations that are doing some good work on the ground in Assam, and Nick and I have made a donation to each. Let us support them so they can continue to help those in need. #Assamfloods #PrayForAssam #AssamNeedsHelp @PRIYANKACHOPRA.
Mrs Jonnas is the brand ambassador of the Assma and has also featured in many several initiatives to support tourism in the north-eastern state. The couple also contributed to the Prime Minister’s relief fund and also the chief minister’s relief fund.
In May, Nick Tweeted in support for the Black Lives Matter Movement, he wrote,’Pri & I have heavy hearts … The reality of the inequalities in this country, and around the world, are glaring. Systemic racism, bigotry and exclusion has gone on for far too long, and remaining silent not only reinforces it, but it allows it to continue.’
The floods in Assam have proved to be a real disaster, leaving 96.A total of 2,543 villages have been impacted through it. It has also affected 1.22 lakh hectares of crop.