Mumbai: Bollywood actor Kunal Kapoor has partnered with an NGO to help raise funds for the flood victims in northern state of Jammu and Kashmir. This is the worst flood situation in the northern state in six decades and the the death toll due to the floods, landslides and house collapses triggered by torrential monsoon rains since Tuesday last is around 200.
The 36-year-old "Rang De Basanti" star and Care India have joined hands to raise funds that will be utlilized to distribute survival kits to the affected families and individuals in Jammu and Kashmir.
The kits would include basic amenities for survival such as tarpaulin, mats, hygiene Kit (soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, sanitary napkins and disinfectants soaps) and blankets.
"In association with an NGO, I have started a fundraiser to help raise money for the terrible situation in Kashmir!! The situation is far worse than you can imagine. And people are in need of immediate help. You can help them," tweeted Kapoor, urging people to make contribution.
"Every contribution, no matter how small, matters. You can contribute by cash, cheque or card. Help Now," he added.