In the ongoing lockdown caused by the Corona virus, Bollywood stars have come forward to help the needy by becoming frontline warriors. At the same time, the industry's megastar Amitabh Bachchan is also leaving no stone unturned to help people in this difficult time. He has been involved in several government projects to spread awareness about Kovid-19. With this, he is constantly motivating his fans on social media for social distancing and self isolation.
Ration given to 10000 families
Rajesh Yadav, MD, AB Corp Ltd, on behalf of Amitabh Bachchan, is doing commendable work for the needy. Since March 28, he has been distributing 4500 packets of cooked food daily at different places in Mumbai such as Haji Ali Dargah, Untop Hill, Gharavi, Juhu etc. They have distributed around 10000 packets of dry ration to 10,000 families. This much ration met one month's requirement for a family.
Their team has been distributing 2000 dry food packets, 2000 water bottles and about 1200 pairs of slippers daily since 9 May. This is all for migrant laborers who are going to their homes from Mumbai. He had the idea of sending migrants to UP by bus. After much efforts, his team will send more than 10 buses to UP on this Thursday. These buses will be sent from Haji Ali.
Share masks and sanitizers
Amitabh Bachchan's office, in collaboration with several agencies and local authorities, has distributed a number of masks and sanitizers. In addition, more than 20,000 PPE kits have also been donated for hospitals, police stations, BMC offices and funeral venues.