Event To Support Maharashtra Farmers Held

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Toronto: Mehfil Group and Toronto Musical Group (TMG) held a fundraising event for drought affected farmers and their families from Latur and Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India on Nov.5. where over a dozen male and female singers entertained the guests with Bollywood songs.

A video featuring actor Nana Patekar explained the plight of kisans and their families. Firoz Khan who leads the TMG noted that in the last five years 6,000 farmers have taken their own lives.

The event named, Hum Tumhare Saath Hain, raised $1000.