Kerala Floods 2019: Rahul Gandhi Arrives in Wayanad to Review Situation in Flood Affected District
Congress President Rahul Gandhi | (Photo Credits: ANI/File)

Kozhikode, August 11: Wayanad Lok Sabha member and former Congress President Rahul Gandhi arrived here on Sunday afternoon for a tour of his constituency, Wayanad, which has been badly hit by rains and flood waters. Wayanad has been the worst-hit in Kerala and, so far, more than 40,000 people have taken shelter in more than 203 camps, with 18 deaths being reported. Kerala Rains: Death Toll Rises to 60, IMD Issues Red Alert For 8 Districts.

According to his plans, Rahul Gandhi will be visiting relief camps in his constituency and the first stop would be in Malappuram district from where he will return to the state-owned guest house here. The vehicle carrying him has been filled with relief material which are to be distributed to the camp inmates.  Kerala Rains: 9 Bodies Recovered in Two Days After Landslide in Malappuram District.

State Congress President Mulappally Ramachandran, Leader of Opposition  Ramesh Chennithala and local leaders are accompanying him on his visit. On Monday, Rahul Gandhi will visit Wayanad district and interact with relief camp inmates. He will return, thereafter, from here on Monday evening.