Salman Khan, Suzuki Motors help drought-hit farmers

Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan and Suzuki Motors have joined hands to provide relief to the drought-hit farmers in Maharashtra.

Khan's NGO, Being Human Foundation, and Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd, have donated 100 good quality water tanks each with a storage capacity of 2,000 litres to drought-hit people in Beed, Osmanabad, Jalna, Aurangabad and Nanded in the past few days.

The water tanks have been procured from Nagpur and are being routed through the respective district collectors to ensure a direct impact at the grassroots levels.

"This is the worst kind of natural disaster Maharashtra has faced in recent times. Through this initiative, we hope to provide relief to some of the most affected districts in the state," Khan said here Thursday.

He commended Suzuki Motors India for its support towards making the Being Human Foundation initiative a success.

Suzuki two-wheeler executive vice-president Atul Gupta said: "Through our limited efforts, we are trying to extend a helping hand and a ray of hope to the drought victims."


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