“The Rice Bucket Challenge” Is India's Brilliant Alternative To The Ice Bucket Challenge
The idea is to donate a bucket/bowl of rice to someone in need.
When the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge went viral, Hyderabad-based journalist Manju Latha Kalanidhi came up with an "Indian version for Indian needs": the Rice Bucket Challenge
Instructions were posted on the page:
The trend began catching on quickly. The Facebook page, which was created on August 24, gained 4,000 likes on its first day itself.
People are also sending monetary help.
BuzzFeed has reached out to the creators of the page for comment.
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