Nilambur: P V Anvar MLA announced Rs 10 lakh aid from his personal funds for flood victims. Speaking at the all-party meeting convened on Thursday at the Nilambur Pothukallu bus stand, he broke down and ended the speech halfway.
“I have been witnessing the unfortunate plight of the people for the past five - six days. I don’t know what to say or what do. It is very difficult to witness the cries of people who lost their beloveds and everything. As an MLA I am devastated seeing the situation of people who lost their life’s earnings within a night,” he said.
Announcing the help, he said he would be there for everyone as a brother in their difficult times and ended the address abruptly.
The video of the MLA’s speech has gone viral on social media. He was actively involved in the rescue operations in Nilambur during the floods.