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Assam’s popular actor Rajkumar Talukdar, a nature lover showed his care to the animals by distributing food among them as they are in severe crises of food during the lockdown period.

As the visitors stopped visiting the temples and shops and business establishment remaining closed, the stray animals are facing acute shortage of food.

He has distributed food to the animals, fishes and tortoises in Darrang, Mangadai, Debanan Satra, Kesaikhaiti Satra, Khotra Satra, Padmavati Than etc.

The actor also distributed food to the poor who are struggling to earn a single meal a day in Bajali area.

Amid the nationwide lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic, the under privileged in the country are suffering and many have come together to help the poor and needy during this crisis.

“The lockdown has adversely affected daily lives in more ways than one, but it is not just for people who are facing a tough time,” he said.

Earlier actor Rajkumar Talukdar, a resident of Pathsala town in lower Assam’s Barpeta district, recently took the initiative of feeding monkeys and stray dogs at Basistha Temple in Guwahati.

His unique endeavour has been lauded by the people of the locality.

Sasanka Talukdar

Sasanka Talukdar is Northeast Now Correspondent in Pathsala. He can be reached at: sasanka140@gmail.com