India's star squash player and Chennai resident Dipika Pallikal pledged a contribution of Rs. 2 lakh to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund on Sunday in the wake of the devastating floods that have hit the city and the state. (Anushka Sharma Bonds With Dinesh Karthik's Fiance Dipika Pallikal, 'Steers Clear' of Virat Kohli)
Pallikal was playing the Hong Kong Open when torrential rain wreaked havoc in the state capital. (Dipika Pallikal Loses in US Open Quarter-finals)
"I saw the Chennai deluge from Hong Kong. It really pained me to see people suffering."