Amitabh Bachchan Breaks Silence After Facing Backlash For Not Contributing To Relief Funds; Reveals He Adopted Two Children Who Lost Both Parents To COVID-19

Amitabh Bachchan on Monday took to his blog to react to the online hate and abusive comments he has been receiving on social media. The veteran actor reacted to trolls accusing him of not contributing towards COVID-19 relief funds

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Amitabh Bachchan Breaks Silence After Facing Backlash For Not Contributing To Relief Funds; Reveals He Adopted Two Children Who Lost Both Parents To COVID-19
Veteran Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan on Monday took to his blog to react to the online hate and abusive comments he has been receiving on social media. The veteran actor reacted to trolls accusing him of not contributing towards COVID-19 relief funds. The second wave of COVID-19 has adversely affected the country. As the country continues to fight, several Bollywood celebrities are doing their best by helping and contributing towards relief funds. Amidst all this, Big B opened up about his donations and shared that he believes in doing charity rather than speaking about it.

The Piku actor wrote in his blog, “Yes I do charity, but have ever believed it to be done, than spoken of... it is embarrassing, in too great a self-consciousness... of one that has ever felt shy of public presence despite the profession - one that has to find its usp in public domains is relevant today for me.” Amitabh Bachchan went on to share that the contributions that his family has made in the past few years have always been kept under the wraps, with no social media show-off. He said that “only the receiver knew and that was the end .."

Amitabh Bachchan went on to share a long list of the donations he and his family made during the past few years. Talking about the donations he made after the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak in the country, Big B said, “Those that suffered during the CoViD last year .. providing food for over 400,000 daily wage earners in the country for a month... feeding almost 5000 in the city each day lunch and dinner. Provided masks, PPE units to front line warriors, Police Hospitals in the thousands .. through personal funds .. donating to the Sikh Committee that was helping the migrants to travel back home in the Inter-State busses, where the drivers were mostly Sikhs..."


Adding further about helping the stranded migrant workers, Amitabh Bachchan wrote, "When the migrants were walking back home, some without the benefit or affordability of shoes .. provided hundreds of chappals and shoes to them .. due to lack of travel facility, booked 30 buses to locations in UP and Bihar and supplied them food and water for the overnight travel... Booked an entire train from Mumbai to UP to carry 2800 migrant passengers free of cost at my expense .. and when the destination State blocked the tarin from coming into their State and cancelled the train .. immediately chartered 3 Indigo Airline planes and flew almost 180 migrants in each flight to UP and Bihar and some to Rajasthan and J&K .." Also Read: Alia Bhatt Urges Fans To Donate For Fundraiser Supported By Priyanka Chopra Jonas; Abhishek Bachchan Tweets ‘I Am Committed To Helping India Fight COVID-19’

Amitabh Bachchan also mentioned the COVID-19 efforts that he support, which included donating an entire Diagnostic Centre for the poor and needy in memory of “my Nana, Naand my Mother.." He further stated that he ordered 20 ventilators for the immediate need of BMC and the Municipal hospitals and mentioned about 10 arriving on the day the blog was written. Sr Bachchan went on to talk about the children who have lost their parents due to the pandemic. Talking about it, he said, "Young children .. orphaned by the sudden death of the parents, left in oblivion... have adopted 2 and shall be put in an orphanage in Hyderabad .. their study board and lodging free till they finish School... from the 1st to the 10th... and if they turn out bright to provide them with free upper education... and more, as and when the means are affordable... "

Meanwhile, in his blog, the actor did not speak of the efforts he put in to pay of farmer’s loans and also revealed that Abhishek Bachchan and Shweta Bachchan Nanda contributed towards supporting the families of Pulwama martyrs. On Sunday, Manjinder Singh Sirsa, the president of the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara committee also mentioned that the veteran actor donated Rs 2 crore for oxygen cylinders and more. He also said that Big B has been in constant touch with him about the progress of everything. On the other hand, Abhishek Bachchan has been doing his bit too. The actor was recently helping in raising funds. 







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