Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday urged people to donate generously to the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund to help the flood affected people of Jammu and Kashmir.

Urging all citizens of the country to stand in solidarity with the people of Jammu and Kashmir where over 200 have died and 130,000 have been rescued, Modi said: “I appeal to all citizens to donate generously to the fund.”

“I request all countrymen to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with our distressed brothers and sisters in Jammu and Kashmir and be part of the national effort to support them in this hour of crisis,” Modi said.

“Our people in Jammu and Kashmir need help to tide over the calamity and rebuild their lives,” he said.

“The central government is extending full support to the government of Jammu and Kashmir in the measures for rescue, relief and rehabilitation besides, direct assistance to the affected people,” the prime minister said.

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