Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday appealed to the people to provide relief material to the flood-affected people in their respective area of Wayanad. Gandhi, who reached the Wayanad phase, appealed to the people in a post on Facebook, writing, ‘My parliamentary constituency has been devastated by the floods in Wayanad, thousands of people have become homeless and have been shifted to relief camps.’ “We urgently need water bottles, mats, blankets, undergarments, dhoti, nightgowns, children’s wear, slippers, sanitary napkins, soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, Dettol, Surf, bleaching powder, and chlorine,” he wrote. He has also appealed to the people to provide biscuits, sugar, moong, pulses, gram, coconut oil, coconut, vegetable, curry powder, bread and children’s food. Gandhi has asked people to send relief material to centers built in Malappuram district.
I visited M.E.S. MAMPAD COLLEGE RELIEF CAMP, to meet with the victims of the flood. I have assured them we will appeal to the State & Central govt. to provide immediate assistance & we will help in any way possible. pic.twitter.com/08taKyoQiy
— Rahul Gandhi – Wayanad (@RGWayanadOffice) August 11, 2019
Rahul on Sunday, after meeting flood and landslide affected people of his parliamentary constituency Wayanad, tweeted, “It is heartening to see how much the people of Wayanad have lost. We will give them all our strength to stand on their feet again.” Will help with. ” Gandhi said in another tweet, ‘I visited the MES Mampad College Relief Camp and met the flood victims. I assured them that we will appeal to the state and central governments for immediate help and will do everything possible.
Rahul Gandhi has spoken to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, District Collector of Wayanad and Congress workers on the flood situation in his constituency. This is Rahul’s second visit to Wayanad after winning the Lok Sabha elections from here in April.