U'khand cloudburst: CPI(M) urges Centre for immediate help

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New Delhi, July 8: Expressing grief over loss of lives in Uttarakhand cloudburst, CPI(M) today demanded the Centre "immediately" provide all assistance to the state government on humanitarian basis to contain further loss of life and damage to property.

"The Politburo of the CPI(M) calls upon central government to immediately provide all assistance to the Uttarakhand government on a humanitarian basis to contain any further damage and to ensure speedy rehabilitation and livelihood of the affected people," the Left party said in a statement.


Torrential rains and cloudbursts in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh and Chamoli districts earlier this week have killed 21 people, while 11 others are yet to be traced.


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