Rahul Gandhi visits Kavalapara in flood-hit Wayanad

Expressing grief at the loss of the life and property in the incessant rains and floods, Gandhi said that he will do everything in his power to help the people get back on their feet

Rahul Gandhi visits Kavalapara in flood-hit Wayanad

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday visited Kavalapara in his Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency that suffered a landslide.

He took stock of the rescue operations and appealed for more help immediately.

“I visited Kavalapara, the site of the landslide in Bhoothanam. Several people are still trapped and rescue operations are underway but more help is required immediately,” he said in a tweet.

The site of the landslide
The site of the landslide

“It is heart-breaking to see what all the people of Wayanad have lost. We will do everything in our power to help them get back on their feet,” Gandhi added.

Before leaving for Wayanad, Rahul Gandhi had announced on Saturday that he would spend the next few days in his Lok Sabha constituency to oversee the relief measures in the flood-hit district.

“For the next few days I will be based in my Lok Sabha constituency, #Wayanad that has been ravaged by floods. I will be visiting relief camps across Wayanad and reviewing relief measures with District & State officials,” Rahul Gandhi has tweeted on Saturday.

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