Situation in flood-affected Kerala 'very serious': Rajnath Singh

KOCHI: Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday made an aerial survey of two rain-ravaged districts of Kerala and said the situation in the state was “very serious”. He assured the state government of all help from the Centre to meet the challenges posed by the unprecedented floods.

The minister was speaking to reporters at the airport here after conducting the aerial survey of Idukki and Ernakulam districts.

“Today we conducted an aerial survey of flood affected areas with the Chief Minister and I reached the conclusion that the situation is very serious in Kerala due to floods,” Singh said.

“And I would like to assure the state government that all sorts of support will be provided by the central government to meet the challenges of the flood situation,” he added.

Singh was speaking in the presence of chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan, union minister Alphons Kannanthanam, who arrived with him from Delhi, state revenue minister E Chandrasekharan and senior state government…

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