Rahul Gandhi visit flood-hit Jalore in Rajasthan

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday met people in Rajasthan’s flood-hit areas and claimed that the relief efforts of the state government had not reached all the affected places. Gandhi conducted an aerial survey of the affected areas in Barmer, Jalore, Sirohi and Pali and met people in Dedwa, Dawal, Amli, Hadecha and Kachel villages, whom he assured all help. The government’s responsibility was to provide succour to the people but there were no proper relief at some places, the Congress vice president said, in an apparent attack on the BJP-led state government, in Jalore. Normal life in Jalore, Pali and Sirohi districts has been badly affected due to heavy downpour.
Several shelter camps have been set up by the district administration and other social organisations in Jalore and Barmer where food and water are being supplied The Congress leader is accompanied by PCC president Sachin Pilot, former chief minister Ashok Gehlot and other leaders and party workers.