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Amitabh Bachchan helps send migrant workers home in UP (In Pics)

Amitabh Bachchan arranged for more than 10 buses to his home-state Uttar Pradesh to send migrant workers home. The buses left from Haji Ali Dargah, Mumbai. Rajesh Yadav, Managing Director of Amitabh Bachchan Corp Ltd, is spearheading the work for the needy.

India TV Entertainment Desk Written by: India TV Entertainment Desk [ Updated: May 29, 2020 17:13 IST ]
  • Apart from spreading awareness about the novel coronavirus, Amitabh Bachchan did his bit to help the underprivileged families and migrant workers amid the crisis.
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    Apart from spreading awareness about the novel coronavirus, Amitabh Bachchan did his bit to help the underprivileged families and migrant workers amid the crisis.

  • The megastar, who will be seen next in Gulabo Sitabo, arranged for more than 10 buses to his home-state Uttar Pradesh to send migrant workers home
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    The megastar, who will be seen next in Gulabo Sitabo, arranged for more than 10 buses to his home-state Uttar Pradesh to send migrant workers home

  • After the Friday afternoon ‘namaz', a fleet of 10 buses carrying around 225 excited migrants, including women and 43 children, were flagged off for various destinations in Uttar Pradesh.
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    After the Friday afternoon ‘namaz', a fleet of 10 buses carrying around 225 excited migrants, including women and 43 children, were flagged off for various destinations in Uttar Pradesh.

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  • As green flag was shown to the Bachchan-sponsored initiative, the weary but cheerful migrants let out collective cheers of joy and relief, with ‘thumbs up' or ‘V' signs, looking forward to their long journey home.
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    As green flag was shown to the Bachchan-sponsored initiative, the weary but cheerful migrants let out collective cheers of joy and relief, with ‘thumbs up' or ‘V' signs, looking forward to their long journey home.

  • Five of the buses are on way to Prayagraj, two buses each are headed for Gorakhpur and Bhadoi, while one bus will arrive at Lucknow. The migrants will then have to proceed to their respective villages from these towns.
 
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    Five of the buses are on way to Prayagraj, two buses each are headed for Gorakhpur and Bhadoi, while one bus will arrive at Lucknow. The migrants will then have to proceed to their respective villages from these towns.

     

  • The flag-off was attended by ABCL Managing Director Rajesh Yadav, Suhail Khandwani, Managing Trustee of the Mahim Dargah Trust and Trustee of Haji Ali Dargah Trust, officials and top representatives of both the trusts including Mohammed Ahmed.
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    The flag-off was attended by ABCL Managing Director Rajesh Yadav, Suhail Khandwani, Managing Trustee of the Mahim Dargah Trust and Trustee of Haji Ali Dargah Trust, officials and top representatives of both the trusts including Mohammed Ahmed.

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    "It was the brainchild of Bachchan sahab, who has been deeply concerned by the sufferings of the migrants since the lockdown. He made a proposal and the Haji Ali Dargah and Mahim Dargah responded by offering to make all the arrangements," Sabir Sayed, Mahim Dargah's IT-Director told IANS.

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