Parties asks workers to assist in relief work in Uttarakhand

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 22:16

Dehradun: Different political parties in Uttarakhand including the ruling Congress and BJP, Wednesday asked their workers to offer help to the district administration in supplying relief material to people affected by the natural calamity triggered by incessant rains in the state.

State Congress chief Yashpal Arya wrote to party office bearers in the districts asking them to coordinate with the the district authorities to ensure that relief material reaches the affected people at the earliest.

"The crisis is so enormous that things cannot be left entirely on the government machinery administration.
"Each and every Congress worker will have to do their precious bit to help the administration supply relief material to the calamity-hit people," said Arya who is also the state`s Disaster Management Minister.

State BJP chief Tirath Singh Rawat held an emergency meeting at the party office here to discuss the situation and instructed party MPs and MLAs representing the affected areas to do all they can to reach relief material to the victims.
A release from the RSS` state office said its cadres have set up relief centres at different places to provide succour to the calamity victims.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 22:16

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