Guwahati: Popular singer Angaraag Mahanta, better known as Papon, has contributed Rs 17 lakh to Assam Chief Minister's Relief Fund for flood affected people.
The fund for the flood affected people of the state has been raised through a musical concert held in New Delhi on October 19 last, Papon said while handing over the cheque to Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi here last night.
The concert has been conceptualised by Bollywood music composer Vishal Dadlani and Papon, the 'Happy Ending' and 'Special 26' playback singer to name a few, with support from popular artistes Arijit Singh, Harshdeep Kaur, Neeti Mohan and Shilpa Rao from the entertainment industry.
It evoked tremendous response from the public. Gogoi appreciated the initiative of Papon and others for the noble cause.