Home Nation World Business Politics Odd & Weird Region Entertainment Education
HINDI


Sonia Gandhi condoles flood deaths, seeks quick relief to victims




Published by: Shobhit Kalra
Published on: Tue, 18 Jun 2013 at 15:36 IST
Sonia Gandhi condoles flood deaths, seeks quick relief to victims
New Delhi: Condoling the deaths in the floods in North India, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday asked the central and state governments to provide quick relief and rehabilitation to the affected people and ensure travel arrangements for the stranded tourists.

"The Congress president has issued directions for timely and prompt relief measures to be provided to the flood-affected people and asked them to ensure speedy rehabilitation and proper preventive measures," said a statement issued by Congress general secretary Ajay Maken.

"She has asked the chief ministers to ensure that arrangements for communication and travel were made for the stranded tourists," it said.

According to the statement, Gandhi spoke to union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and Vijay Bahuguna and Virbhadra Singh, chief ministers of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, respectively, and "enquired about the situation arising out of the floods caused by heavy monsoon rains and cloud burst".

"The Congress chief expressed deep grief and condolences to the families of the bereaved," it said.

Rains lashed Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh for the fourth consecutive day Tuesday, taking up the toll to 58 and leaving over 58,000 people wet and miserable after they got stranded.

The met department predicted more rains over the next two days in northern India.

Salman Khan's upcoming movie 'KICK' - promotion handled by Events N More (Mumbai)
Mohanlalganj Rape: BJP Youth Wing Conducted 'Hawan' to Purify Mulayam Singh's Mind
Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt visit theatres for Fans
Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt promotes Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania in Pune | Watch Pictures
Picture Gallery: Premiere of 'Lekar Hum Deewana Dil'
Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt promote Humpty Sharma ki dulhania in Bangalore | Watch Pictures
Zareen Khan Launches an electronic brand in Mumbai
Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt promotes upcoming movie 'Humpty Sharma ki dulhania' at H R college
The Villains team at High Street Phoenix (Mumbai)
Saif Ali Khan,Riteish Deshmukh and others at the Press conference of the film 'Humshakal'
Rani Mukerji & other celebrities at a designer fashion store launch
Narendra Modi rare pictures - Pardaphash
Dhak Dhak Girl’s Birthday special: Madhuri Dixit Nene’s top 10 pictures
Bollywood’s sensuous assets picture | See Here
Alia Bhatt, Randeep Hooda launch the DVD of their film 'Highway'
>>

Opinion Polls
Should government impose ban on Bollywood actress Sunny Leone’s porn website?
Yes
No
Can't Say

Pardaphash name, logo and all associated elements ® and © 2011 Mahakaal News Management Pvt. Ltd.
All rights reserved. Pardaphash and the Pardaphash logo are registered marks of Mahakaal News management Pvt. Ltd.
Pardaphash is hosted with Enzoo could compute engine.
Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional
This page is generated in : 0.007 Seconds




EXCLUSIVE: CWG 2014: Sanjita, Mirabai open India's medal account by bagging Gold, Silver respectively