Kerala Floods updates: Rahul Gandhi to visit affected districts tomorrow
Concerned with the grim situation of the flood-affected Kerala, Congress president Rahul Gandhi is all set to make a visit to the state on Tuesday. Gandhi informed that he will meet the people of the worst affected districts in Kerala, which is experiencing the worst flood of the century.
The party president will be accompanied by the local leaders, who have a fair knowledge of the geography of the area. He would also take a stock of the relief operations carried out by the party members and visit the most affected family. Standing with people of Kerala in need, Rahul had earlier stated to the party members to work for the humanitarian cause.
Informing about his visit, Rahul took to Twitter and wrote, “I will be in Kerala tomorrow and the day after, visiting flood-hit areas and relief camps in the state. I will also meet with fishermen, volunteers and others who have been working tirelessly and selflessly to help those in need.”
I will be in Kerala tomorrow & the day after, visiting flood hit areas & relief camps in the state. I will also meet with fishermen, volunteers & others who have been working tirelessly & selflessly to help those in need. #KeralaFloods
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) August 27, 2018
Rahul, who returned from his four-day visit to Europe on Monday, confirmed his visit to the state and it is expected that by morning he will land in Thiruvananthapuram. As per to the report published in NDTV, Rahul will make a visit to Chengannur, Alappuzha and Angamaly.
Since the beginning of the floods, Rahul has been vocal for it and asked people to generously help the ailing ones in the state. He has even criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not sanctioning enough grant for the flood-ridden Kerala. He had even appealed to the PM Modi to announce Kerala floods as a natural disaster.
Please declare #Kerala floods a National Disaster without any delay. The lives, livelihood and future of millions of our people is at stake.
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) August 18, 2018
Taking to Twitter on Saturday, he wrote: “This is a difficult time for the people of Kerala. In relief camps and homes across the state, people are grieving for their loved ones. On this Onam let us pledge to put aside our differences, stand united together and focus on the task of #RebuildingKerala.”
This is a difficult time for the people of Kerala. In relief camps & homes across the state, people are grieving for their loved ones. On this Onam let us pledge to put aside our differences, stand united together and focus on the task of #RebuildingKerala.
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) August 25, 2018