Incessant rains and floods in chennai have thrown the life of people to a nightmare. Thousands of houses marooned and the communication has come to a standstill. Though situation seems to be a little bit eased out with a break from the unprecedented rains, most parts of the city are still in dark without power supply and there is visible scarcity of food and drinking water everywhere. During this hour of crisis, RSS Swayamsevaks, as they are always known for, are toiling day and night and extending their help to rescue and relief operations. So far, RSS Swayamsevaks could rescue hundreds of people stranded in the worst hit areas and have been relentlessly engaged in providing the basic necessities such as food and water to the people.
In addition, Swayamsevaks have been actively cooperating the NDRF team and armed personnel in rescue operations in Mudhichur, Mannivakkam. In around 75 places, relief work is being carried on. Some of the relief inputs hereunder:
In Anna Nagar area around 5000 food packets had been distributed
In Redhills, around 250 Narikuravas (tribals) are taken care of and food packets were distributed.
In In B V Colony, Bajrang Dal (a unit of VHP) had served food packets to 300 families.
In Perambur, breakfast, lunch and dinner are served continuously to 15 affected areas around Perambur. 12500 chappathis were distributed yesterday night.
In Kolathur, around 5000 food packets were distributed.
In Triplicane, food was prepared and distributed to around 2000 people.
In Nesapakkam, around 600 food packets were distributed.
In Otteri, food packets were distributed.
In Egmore Railway Station, tea was served by swayamsevaks to the outstation passengers who are stranded/struck there.
In Thiruneermalai, food packets were distributed.
Relief material and help from vellore district to chennai:
15 volunteers, including one lady, from RSS and Seva Bharathi of Vellore District left for Chennai with some relief material (the much wanted and scarce vegetables, rice, biscuits and bread, candles, match boxes and mosquito coils) for relief work.
Seva Bharathi is co-ordinating Relief operations in many parts of rain flooded Chennai with volunteers working on the ground. Please contact the following numbers for help.
Sri. Rajesh Vivekanandan - 9840260631. Sri. Srinivasan - 9789023996. Sri. Durai Shankar - 9444240927.
For Chennai Flood Relief Account “SEVABHARATHI TAMILNADU’ Andhra Bank, Chetpet Branch,Chennai
Income Tax 80G exemption is available.