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#IndiaForKerala : All Congress MP and Legislators to donate one month salary

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KERALA, INDIA: Rescue efforts continue in the Indian State of Kerala. The region has been hit with the worst monsoon flooding in nearly a century. Rescuers are using helicopters to airlift the people stranded on the rooftops. The heavy rains also triggered the landslides. More than 320 people have died and officials are worried the death toll will rise further with more rain predicted. More than 220,000 have been left homeless.

Considering the huge loss of lives caused by the catastrophic floods in Kerala, Congress President Rahul Gandhi has decided that all MPs of the party, legislators, and members of the Legislative Council will give one month's salary to help the flood victims of the state. In a meeting with the party's general secretaries, state functionaries, state presidents and leaders of the legislative party, the Congress President also said that party leaders and workers should make every possible help to the people affected by floods in Kerala and some other states.

Rahul Gandhi has also demanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's declaration of the flood of Kerala as a national calamity. After the meeting, party's chief spokesman Randeep Surjewala told reporters, "Today's meeting discussed the situation of floods across the country. Rahul Gandhi and Congress have demanded that the floods of Kerala be declared a national calamity. "They said," The state has suffered a loss of three thousand crore rupees and the Indian government has given Rs 100 crore so far. This is unfortunate.

Spokesman Randeep Surjewala said, "Congress governments have taken steps to help. The Punjab government has given Rs 10 crore The Government of Karnataka has sent Rs. 10 crores. The government of Puducherry has sent the number of one crore rupees. "He said," The Congress president and the party have decided that all the MPs of the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, party legislators of all the states and members of the Legislative Council will give one month's salary to help the flood victims of Kerala. "

Surjewala said, "Congress units of states adjacent to Kerala have formed flood relief committee. These committees will deliver relief material to Kerala. "So far 324 people have died due to floods.

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