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Congress president Rahul Gandhi to visit flood-hit Kerala on Aug 28, 29

Kerala has been facing the worst flood in a century, which claimed lives of as many as 357 people.

india Updated: Aug 27, 2018 10:01 IST
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Flood victims at a school which has been into a temporary releif camp, in Alleppey, Kerala, on Sunday, Aug 26, 2018. (PTI)

Congress president Rahul Gandhi will pay a two-day visit to flood-affected areas of Kerala from August 28.

Rahul will reach Kerala’s capital, Thiruvananthapuram, on August 28 and then visit the flood-affected areas of Chengannur, Alappuzha and Angamaly.

On the second day of his visit, the Congress chief is scheduled to visit Wayanad district.

Earlier on August 24, Rahul had expressed his solidarity with the people of Kerala and tweeted, “This is a difficult time for the people of Kerala. In relief camps and homes across the state, people are grieving for their loved ones. On this Onam let us pledge to put aside our differences, stand united together and focus on the task of #RebuildingKerala.”

Kerala has been facing the worst flood in a century, which claimed lives of as many as 357 people.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

First Published: Aug 27, 2018 10:00 IST