The CPI(M) has called upon all its units to immediately collect money to provide relief to the people of Jammu & Kashmir affected by the massive floods in the state.
The floods have caused widespread havoc in the entire state. As per reports available, till now, around 150 people have been killed in the floods. Thousands have been marooned as entire villages in many places stand submerged. Even the capital of Srinagar has been affected with around 30 per cent of its area being flooded. An estimated ten lakh people have been affected in Jammu division.
The Jammu & Kashmir State Committee of the Party has begun relief operations in the state. The Polit Bureau has asked the state committees of the Party and all its units to collect money so that it can help in the relief work that is being undertaken by the Party in the state.
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Communist Party of India (Marxist)
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New Delhi 110 001