While Everyone Donated Money, Raghava Lawrence Decided To Do This & Won Hearts !!

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The severe cyclonic storm Gaja has wreaked havoc in the delta regions of Tamil Nadu. The Tamil Nadu State Disaster Management revised the death toll to 46 on Tuesday and estimated that over 251,600 people have been evacuated to over 500 relief camps. Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur and Thanjavur are among the worst-affected regions in the state.

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While actors Suriya, Vijay Sethupathy and Sivakarthikeyan donated Rs 50 lakh, Rs 25 lakh and Rs 10 lakh, respectively, lyricist Vairamuthu has donated Rs 5 lakhs. Vikram gave Rs 25 lakh towards the Gaja relief fund.

Lyca productions, which has bankrolled the upcoming Rajinikanth-Akshay Kumar film 2.0, has donated Rs 1 crore. The film’s director Shankar also gave Rs 10 lakhs for the same.

Thalapathy Vijay has deposited over Rs 2 lakh in the bank accounts of his fan club heads.

Meanwhile, fan clubs of Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Vijay and Ajith have also come forward to help those in need. Rajini’s fan club announced on Twitter that they will be spending the money they had saved for 2.0 celebrations on relief materials and aid.

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Yesterday Simbu also released a video regarding how we can donate for those affected people transparently. Now as an addition to them, Raghava Lawrenece who is not only an actor but also a socially responsible person which is evident through his social services he did earlier.  He did many social service activities in which he has aided many heart surgeries for babies.

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He was also one among the supporters for the Jallikattu protest in Tamil Nadu in January 2017, who provided food, medicine and basic needs to the protesters and also promised to them that he will support them till the protests are over. He asked for an appointment with kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan to donate 1 crore as relief fund for the kerala flood victims.

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Now for the cyclone victims the actor has promised to build 50 huts for those who lost their entire houses due to this cyclone.

In his twitter release it is said “Hi friends and Fans, I have decided to build 50 houses for the farmers who affected by cyclone Gaja. Need your blessings. 

It distressed me a lot on seeing the disaster which affected 7 districts. I respect the government and those who worked for the relief cause. I saw a family’s entire house being destructed by the disaster in TV which mentally suffered me a lot. 

I guess it will take maximum 1 lakh to build a beautiful hut. Not only for one house , I have decided to build 50 huts. A private channel also mentoring us in this matter. I request media people to help me in finding those families.”

Check out some of the reactions he received :

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted that heavy rain will continue till Wednesday, escalating the situation. Leaders of various political parties in the state have urged the State and Central governments to provide funds and extend assistance to the people affected. Celebrities also jumped on the bandwagon via the #SaveDelta campaign on Twitter and are making significant contributions while encouraging their fans to do the same.

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