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Big B donates Rs 51 lakh for relief in Bihar floods


Patna, Oct.09 (HS): Mega star Amitabh Bachchan has donated Rs 51 lakh to the Bihar Chief Minister Relief Fund as a gesture to help the people facing the flood woes in the state. His representative Vijaynath Mishra handed over the cheque to Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Wednesday. 

Along with the cheque, Bachchan has also written a letter to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in which he said that in a small way he was extending his helping hand to ensure in the restoration of human life in Bihar "albeit in a small way". 

In his letter he said, "Indeed I am deeply stricken by the natural calamity that has hit the State of Bihar. My deepest condolences and sympathies to all whose lives have been affected in the recent floods."

In a footnote the Big B wrote in Hindi to the CM, "I have also  propagated with appeal to people to donate in the CM Relief Fund, Bihar in my TV show KBC." 

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