Malappuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan expressed shock on the landslide in Kavalapara that claimed many lives. He was addressing the media on Tuesday after visiting a relief camp at Bhoodanam. He also visited relief camps at Meppadi in Wayanad.
“We have faced many problems during the floods. Many lives were lost and many people are still missing. At the same time, numerous people have lost their houses and many houses were damaged. Agriculture fields were also destroyed. But we have to overcome all these problems together,” said the Chief Minister.
He also pointed out how the state has battled together to overcome the impacts of the deluge in 2018.
“We were hit by another flood when the government was engaged in rebuilding flood hit Kerala. The nation and the whole world noticed our unity during the floods. I think this unity makes us stronger to face any adversitites,” he added.
Pinarayi Vijayan asked the people to stand with unity to face the floods. He also noted that though the rainfall has receded, anything can happen in the next hours.
The weathermen also forecasted heavy rain in isolated places. At present, efforts are on to take all the people in relief camps to their homes. Government will stand by the public, added the Chief Minister.