Amitabh Bachchan pays farmers` debt


Superstar Amitabh Bachchan came to the rescue of 90 farmers in Maharashtra`s Wardha district as they were given cheques to repay their debt.Cheques would be delivered at the homes of 24 other needy farmers.The farmers were selected from over 20 villages of the district by members of the Rotary Club of Gandhi City Wardha and Rotary Club of Mumbai. The cheques total around Rs.30 lakh, all of which was donated by Bachchan. A total of 300 farmers were found to be in debt, out of which Amitabh Bachchan paid the debts of 144.