Kerala Floods – Rahul Gandhi Calls PM Modi For Help In Wayanad

Abhishek Singhvi Says, Delay In Selecting INC Chief Is Not An Option Abhishek Singhvi, a leader of the Indian National Congress, expressed his concern over the vacant post of the President of INC. Ahead of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting, Abhishek asked the senior leaders of the INC not to delay in the selection of new Chief of the INC, as the Party have no option left. The CWC is scheduled to conduct a meeting on the 10th of August and is expected to select a provisional chief who can take over the post. After Rahul Gandhi, the former President of INC, resigned from the post, the new chief has been a big question for the Party. While several senior leaders approached the CWC to select Priyanka Gandhi, the General Secretary of All India Congress Committee (AICC) in Uttar Pradesh east, Rahul Gandhi urged to select someone who is not from Gandhi family. Abhishek Singhvi took to Twitter and said,

Rahul Gandhi, the Member of Parliament (MP) of Wayanad, sought help from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the people affected by Kerala floods.

On the 8th of August, Rahul Gandhi addressed the media and said, “I am going to call the prime minister and mention to him that Wayanad is in need of assistance.”

Rahul Gandhi also assured the people of his Constituency the workers of the Indian National Congress (INC) will help in rescuing them.

Later, he informed he is in touch with the collectors of Wayanad, Kozhikode and other regions and is updated with the measures being taken for the rescue operations.

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) responded to the request of Gandhi and assured to provide the necessary help to the residents.

In Wayanad, approximately 25 people died due to heavy rains, landslides and floods till now.  The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a red alert in Wayanad, Kerala.

INC member Rahul Gandhi also spoke to Pinarayi Vijayan and asked for assistance in the Constituency.

According to sources, Kozhikode and Wayanad witnessed approximately 24 landslides till the 9th of August.

The rescue operations are underway.

Stay tuned for further updates.


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