Srinagar, Aug 19: Governor N N Vohra has conveyed to Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister of Kerala, the sorrow and sincere sympathy of the people and the Government of Jammu and Kashmir over the tragic loss of hundreds of innocent lives and the enormous damage to public and private properties on account of the worst flood crisis which Kerala has faced in the past several decades.
The Governor has also conveyed to the Kerala Chief Minister the decision of the J&K Government to provide assistance of Rs 2 crore for supporting the flood relief efforts underway in Kerala.
The Governor and Members of his State Administrative Council have condoled the tragic death of several hundred persons who lost their lives in the flood fury and conveyed their sympathy for the lakhs of families who have been rendered homeless in Kerala.
Vohra has announced that suitable arrangements are being urgently put in place for the public of Jammu and Kashmir to contribute to the Kerala Flood Relief Fund. Information regarding the address at which individual contributions can be sent will be announced tomorrow.