Rahul Gandhi visits cloudburst affected areas

Last Updated: Thursday, November 11, 2010 - 00:07

Leh: AICC General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday visited the cloudburst and flash flood affected areas in Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Rahul went to the Choglamsar and Shyong villages which
were among the worst affected in the cloudburst and resultant
flash floods on August 6.

He was briefed by the officials of the state government
about the rehabilitation work carried out so far.

Rahul stressed on the need for expediting the remaining
work to ensure that the victims do not face hardships during
the winter.

Over 145 people were killed and a few hundred more were
feared washed away in the cloudburst followed by torrential
rains and flash floods.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, November 11, 2010 - 00:07

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