As the flood in Kerala has taken many lives and continues to cause havoc, hundreds and thousands of families have lost their homes and the entire nation is extending support to help the victims in every way possible. Besides, collecting funds and donating other neccesities, Indian television celebrities such as Ishqbaaz's Nakuul Mehta, actress Hina Khan and boyfriend Rocky Jaiswal and Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai actress Vaishali Takkar have come forward to urge the fans to support the victims of this disaster.
Ishqbaaz actor tweeted, "Urge every Indian/ world citizen to help in any way possible. Please read about #KeralaFloods . Not much may be covered in mainstream media for obvious reasons. But you & I can contribute and must. #KeralaFloodRelief #KeralaRains" - (sic)
"We hav done our bit,I request all don't step back or hold ur selves, anyone can donate any figure they feel shall be significant according to their capacity. It's not about how much, it's about ‘will you?' Help the authorities, help our fellow citizens.
Take care Kerala! Prayers!" - (sic)
Hina Khan's boyfriend Rocky Jaiswal quoted Hina's tweet and said, "Let's not hold our selves , let this time be about our fellow citizens. We practically CAN contribute without any complaints or regrets. Also it's good to see authorities finally taking bold measures,appreciate our forces for their help. Prayers for u dear Kerala.Don't loose hope!" - (sic)
Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai actress Vaishali Takkar told in a statement, "As soon as I got the news, I searched for the authorised people who I can send my contribution to. And I am also personally raising funds from friends and family to help out. I feel that whatever we do for the victims is less compared to the tragedies that they are witnessing every day".
Vaishali Further Added
"Everyone who can must stand for the relief of flood victims. It barely costs us anything, but will be worth saving lives of many. As citizens, we all should contribute as much as we can. I feel if all of us unite in our efforts of helping the victims out, we can make a big difference to their lives. I know that we all are busy, but we can take out the time to do our bit."