Srinagar, August 21: Jammu and Kashmir State Committee CPI (M) appealed people to donate generously to aid the rescue and relief operations in flood-hit Kerala.
Kerala has been ravaged by unprecedented floods following torrential rains that also triggered landslides, claiming more than hundreds of lives since 8 August besides disrupting air, rail and road traffic in several places.
According to reports more than 50,000 houses have been completely destroyed with more than 1.5 lakh people currently lodged in relief camps. Despite coordinated rescue efforts by multiple agencies, people are marooned in various parts of Kerala and waiting for succor.
At this hour of unprecedented calamity, we fervently appeal to people of Jammu and Kashmir to contribute generously to aid the flood victim people of Kerala.
As Kashmir also witnessed a similar tragedy in 2014, we can understand the pain and miseries of people of Kerala. We appeal to people of Jammu and Kashmir to rush their individual contributions for this purpose to: JK State CPI (M) Relief Fund (Account No: 0443040100005153, IFSC Code: JAKA0ECDPAN) J&K Bank, Extension Counter, DPL Anantnag.