Guwahati : IPL Star cricketer from Assam Riyan Parag came forward to donate funds for the devastating flood in Assam. With donations pouring in from different corners, Riyan Parag too came forward to donate an amount of Rs 1 lakh to the Chief Minister’ Relief fund.
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal appreciated the move and mentioned that it is overwhelming to see the young generation coming forward to aid relief efforts.
“Thank you Riyan Parag for your contribution of Rs 1 lakh to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. It is heartening to see the young generation coming forward in large numbers to help those affected during #AssamFloods,” Sonowal tweeted.
Riyan Parag came into the limelight after his spectacular performance in the 2019 Indian Premier League playing for the Rajasthan Royals Team and became the hero for the team by showing his consistent and impressive performance in the field.
Apart from Riyan Parag, star sprinter Hima Das too donated her month’s half salary for the relief of the flood victims. National Award winning filmmaker from Assam, Rima Das has also donated Rs 1 lakh to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund to aid relief efforts in her home state.