Bengaluru, Dec 3: When it comes to sharing Cauvery water, Karnataka and neighbouring Tamil Nadu indulge in ugly spat, but in the times of need and exigency, the former has offered an unconditional support, when the latter is reeling under non-stop torrential rains and floods.
Besides the announcement of Rs 5 crore for relief and rescue operations in flood-hit Chennai by the Karnataka government on Wednesday, Dec 2, the netizens from Bengaluru are putting their best foot forward in helping out their fellow citizens, irrespective of caste and religion.
Volunteers have even created a site http://bangaloreforchennai.com/, to provide assistance in relief and rescue operations.
The micro-blogging site Twitter has been flooded with various hashtags like #ChennaiRainsHelp #ChennaiFloods and amidst these, #BangaloreForChennai also started trending.
Here are some tweets by Bengalureans, who have offered all possible support to Chennaites, in the need of hour: