IYC Uttarakhand Workers Help Uttarkashi Flash Flood Victims
Indian Youth Congress members of the
Uttarakhand state unit have been involved in rescue and relief work of people
affected by flash floods caused by cloudburst in Uttarkashi earlier this month.
Thousands of people in Ganga valley
and Yamuna valley were affected by cloudburst. As their homes were damaged
severely, a lot of the people were rendered homeless due to the resultant flash
Ever since the region was hit by flash floods, members of the state
unit of IYC have been camping in the area, first helping in rescue missions,
and then helping in providing relief to thousands who have been forced to abandon
IYC workers worked extensively in
relief camps.. Tehri Lok Sabha Vice President Mr. Phool Singh Rawat and
Gangotri Assembly President Mr. Kanak Pal Singh Parmar, along with their teams
helped the victims find shelter at relief camps.
On the direction of IYC National
Secretary Shri Harshvardhan, the state unit
arranged for and organised the distribution of essential commodities like food grains, torch, salt, tea,
biscuits and medicines for the victims
and those staying at relief camps. IYC workers worked with local Administration
officials to carry out relief work.