Amitabh Bachchan to donate Rs 5 lakh each to families of soldiers killed in Pulwama attacks

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Published: February 16, 2019 8:05:38 PM

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has announced that he will be donating Rs 5 lakh each to the families of 40 CRPF personnel who were martyred in the Pulwama terror attack.

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan had on Friday cancelled his appearance as a special guest at Virat Kohli’s Foundation event.

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has announced that he will be donating Rs 5 lakh each to the families of 40 CRPF personnel who were martyred in the Pulwama terror attack. A spokesperson of the 76-year-old actor said he is currently finding out from several government sources where and how the amount will be distributed to ensure it is expedited.

“Yes, Mr Bachchan will be giving Rs 5 lakh to each of the martyr’s families and is currently finding out the correct process to do so,” the spokesperson said in a statement. The 76-year-old actor had on Friday cancelled his appearance as a special guest at Virat Kohli’s Foundation event, which will now take place on Saturday.

Forty CRPF personnel were killed and five injured on Thursday in one of the deadliest terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir when a Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad suicide bomber rammed a vehicle carrying over 100 kg of explosives into their bus in Pulwama district.

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