Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma pledge to help flood victims of Assam and Bihar

July 30, 2020: India cricket team captain Virat Kohli and his actress wife Anushka Sharma have pledged to help people hit by the devastating floods in Assam and Bihar.

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July 30, 2020: India cricket team captain Virat Kohli and his actress wife Anushka Sharma have pledged to help people hit by the devastating floods in Assam and Bihar. 

Virat tweeted about the same, stating that he and Anushka are supporting three organizations who are working for the cause.

The three organizations Virat tweeted that he and Anushka are supporting are - Rapid Response, Action Aid and Goonj. All the three organizations are working towards helping those affected by Assam and Bihar floods, tweeted Kohli.

"While our country is in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, people in Assam and Bihar are also suffering due to the devastating floods that have affected so many lives and livelihood. While we continue to pray for the people in Assam & Bihar, Anushka and I have also pledged to help those in need by supporting these three organisations that have been doing credible work in flood relief & welfare. If this resonates with you, please reach out to support these states through these organisations. - Anushka & Virat," read his tweet.

Over 16 lakh people in 1,536 villages across 21 of Assam's 33 districts are still affected by flood, according to Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) officials. More than 100 human lives have been lost in the state due to floods.

In Bihar, more than 20 lakh people have been affected by the floods and many lives have been lost. 

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