Renowned Bollywood actor from Assam, Seema Biswas on Wednesday contributed Rs. 2.5 lakh to boost the relief operations carried out by Assam House, Mumbai for the migrant labourers from Assam.
The actor also additional Rs.2.5 lakh to the Assam Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF) to fight the crisis situation arising out of COVID19 pandemic.
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal has appreciated the support of the renowned actor for her help towards the state government’s efforts to provide succour to the lockdown affected migrant workers of Assam, who are stuck in Mumbai during these difficult times.
Biswas handed over a cheque of Rs. 5 lakh for the lockdown-hit migrant workers in Mumbai and CMRF to the representatives of Assam House, Mumbai at her Goregaon residence on Wednesday.
Seema Biswas shot into prominence with the role of Phoolan Devi in filmmaker Shekhar Kapur’s movie ‘Bandit Queen’ (1994) for which she won the National Film Award for Best Actress.