Wayanad, August 27: Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi arrived here on Tuesday to review the ongoing flood rehabilitation work in his constituency. Wayanad was one of the worst affected districts during the rains that battered several parts of the constituency, which saw around 50,000 people seeking refuge in state-run relief camps earlier this month. Kerala Floods: Rahul Gandhi Writes Letter to Union Ministers, Seeks Help For Rehabilitation Work in Wayanad.
Rahul wrote on his twitter handle, "I'm in my parliamentary constituency, Wayanad, for the next few days, visiting flood relief camps and reviewing rehabilitation work in the area. Much has been accomplished, but there's so much more that still needs to be done".
Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi in his constituency on #KeralaFloods2019: It's been a tragedy. Ppl of Wayanad have reacted with a great spirit. The main issue here is compensation. People have lost their farms&homes. Centre has a bias, where they are not in power, they don't really care. pic.twitter.com/KSjmNfQnJa
— ANI (@ANI) August 27, 2019
He will visit the flood-affected places and is slated to return to Delhi on August 30. At his first stop in the day, Rahul visited a relief camp and distributed relief material to flood affected persons, currently lodged at St. Thomas Church, Chungam Thalappuzha Village, Wayanad. Kerala Floods 2019: Rahul Gandhi Arrives in Wayanad to Review Situation in Flood Affected District.
Gandhi had gone around the constituency, soon after the floods hit the region and after returning to Delhi, he sent three sets of different kits to over 18,000 families, which included clothing, blankets, basic food items and cleaning stuff.