Amitabh Bachchan pays off loans of 2,100 Bihar farmers, promises to help kin of Pulwama victims
The Bachchans met few farmers in the Juhu office to hand over the OTS certificates.
- Big B meets farmers to pay off loan; 'Laxmi of the house' Shweta Bachchan-Nanda gives OTS certificates
- Resident philanthropist: Big B to donate Rs 2.5 cr to waive off loans of farmers and families of martyrs
- After helping 44 families, Amitabh Bachchan to pay off loans worth Rs 5.5 cr of over 850 UP farmers
- Aamir Khan joins hands with Nana Patekar to help drought-hit farmers in Maharashtra
"A promise made done... the farmers from Bihar that had outstanding loans, picked 2100 of them and paid off their amount with a OTS (One Time Settlement) with the Bank called some of them over to Janak and personally gave it to them at the hands of Shweta and Abhishek," Amitabh wrote on his blog.
The cine icon had previously written that "there is the gift of those that suffer from the inability to pay back the loans. They be now from the state of Bihar".
This is not the first time Amitabh has helped farmers.
Last year, the "Piku" star had cleared the loans of over one thousand farmers in Uttar Pradesh.
The 76-year-old actor also wrote that there is "another promise to be completed".
T 3192 - .. deed done .. more tomorrow— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) 1560290345000
"To the family and wives of the brave hearts that sacrificed their lives for the country, at Pulwama, a small gesture of financial aid .. true 'shaheeds'," he wrote on his blog.