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Not Salman Khan or Shah Rukh Khan but this superstar will pay off loans of 850 farmers from Uttar Pradesh; know who?

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 20 October 2018, 14:01 IST

Farmers and their problems for paying off their loans have been in headlines in Insince long, but still, it hasn't been solved. Though there are several big personalities from corporates to film industry who come forward and help them out.

Several celebrities like Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Rajnikanth and several others have been stood there to help out the needy people. Earlier Bollywood veteran actor Nana Patekar is well known for helping farmers. But now another Bollywood's superstar has come forward to help farmers of Uttar Pradesh and pay off their loans of over 850 farmers.

No, it's not Shah Rukh Khan or Salman Khan bu the 76-year-old actor, Amitabh Bachchan had said that will be paying off loans of over 850 farmers from Uttar Pradesh. He had previously helped over 350 farmers from Maharashtra by clearing their loans.

He said, "It has been a most satisfying experience to give some to them the countrymen that sacrificed their lives for us... 44 families diversified into 112 entities were given out in my small way from Maharashtra, the brave hearts, the SHAHEED. More needs to be done from other parts of the country too. It shall be done."

In his blog post, Mr Bachchan wrote, "Over 350 farmers loans that were difficult to pay off and to prevent them from committing suicide, was paid off some days back too... Earlier farmer loans from Andhra and Vidarbha had been done... Now a list of over 850 farmers from Uttar Pradesh have been identified and their loans amounting to over Rs. 5.5 crores shall be taken care of .. the assistance from the bank in question assists in its execution and its benevolence,".

The actor also shared that he will be helping Ajeet Singh, who appeared on KBC Karmveer. "Tomorrow a contribution to Ajeet Singh, who was on KBC Karmveer, and who works towards forced prostitution and the protection of young girls being kidnapped and forced into this dastardly crime, is being sent to him to help in his most valiant endeavour." 

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First published: 20 October 2018, 14:01 IST