Declare Kerala floods as “a national disaster”: Rahul

Vastavam web: Congress president Rahul Gandhi today appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare floods in Kerala as “a national disaster”.The deadliest deluge in Kerala in close to a century has claimed 194 lives since August 8. Over 3.14 lakh people have been moved to relief camps. “Dear PM, please declare #Kerala floods a National Disaster without any delay. The lives, livelihood and future of millions of our people is at stake,” Gandhi tweeted.He also appealed to Congress workers to help those in need in the flood-ravaged state.