Chiranjeevi asks fans to support Uttarakhand flood victims

Vijayawada, Jun 23:  Union Minister of State for Tourism (independent charge) K Chiranjeevi appealed to people in the state to come out and support the flood victims in Uttarakhand.

The actor-turned-politician also asked his followers to send their contributions to Chiranjeevi Charitable Trust for the victims hailing from Andhra Pradesh.

The minister visited the residence of a missing Chardham pilgrimage victim in the city along with PCC president and state transport minister Botsa Satyanarayana today and shared the grief of the family members.

Later, he said  that he will contribute Rs one crore from his Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) fund for the victims and also one month salary, as instructed by UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi.

He said that the government is continuously monitoring the rescue operations and welfare of the victims.

The state government has deputed ministers and officials to look after the welfare of victims from the state and also to bring them back from the affected areas, Satyanarayana said.


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