RSS and BMS volunteers provide food packets to those returning home
A helpline was set up by the Akhila Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) for the benefit of people from the Northeast who wish to give any information. The helpline numbers are 86887 45666 and 98859 61060.
The ABVP volunteers distributed bread, biscuits and food packets to people from the Northeast, who were returning by a special train from Bengaluru to Guwahati, at the Railway Station here this evening.
ABVP State vice-president Vijay Kumar assured the people from the Northeast that the nation was with them and appealed to them not to panic.
BJP leaders K. Haribabu, P.V. Chalapathi Rao, Bandaru Ranga Mohan, M. Nagendra, Buddha Lakshminarayana, M. Ramakrishnamraju and K. Pavani and Rajasthani Sanskritic Mandal leaders Chandmal Agarwal and Naresh Agarwal distributed food packets and bananas to those who arrived by the special train to Assam.
RSS and BMS volunteers also provided food packets and gave moral support.
Hare Krishna Movement and The Akshaya Patra Foundation Visakhapatnam distributed 2000 packets of pulihora, 2000 Mysore pak and 2000 khajas.
Akshaya Patra, which is already having a huge kitchen and is supplying meals to 40,000 beneficiaries daily, agreed to participate in the food relief programme for these victims.
Niskinchana Bhakta Dasa, local unit president of Hare Krishna Movement and Akshayapatra Foundation participated in this programme.