The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) rescuing an infant from flood-affected Hafiz Baba Nagar following heavy rainfall, in Hyderabad on Sunday (ANI Photo)

As Hyderabad battles floods, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday expressed his assist for the ‘brothers and sisters’ in Telangana’s capital metropolis and mentioned his authorities will donate Rs 15 crore to Telangana in the direction of its aid efforts.

(Read more: Andhra CM asks officials to send speed boats for relief ops in Hyderabad)

“Floods have caused havoc in Hyderabad. People of Delhi stand by our brothers and sisters in Hyderabad in this hour of crisis. Delhi government will donate Rs 15 crore to the government of Telangana for its relief efforts,” Kejriwal, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief, tweeted.


Kejriwal’s announcement comes a day after his Tamil Nadu counterpart, Edappadi Ok Palaniswami donated Rs 10 crore to Telangana from the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. Tamil Nadu can also be sending blankets and mats for the flood victims.

(Read more: Heavy rains expected in Telangana and other areas, days after Hyderabad flooding)

On October 13, the IT hub was hit by one in all its worst deluges in current instances, the ripple results of that are being felt even now. On Sunday, town was battered but once more by an in a single day spell of rain. According to the Telangana authorities, not less than 70 individuals have misplaced their lives because of floods throughout the state, virtually half of which or 33, are from Hyderabad alone. Also, in a press launch, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) mentioned a complete of 37,409 households had been affected because of the floods in Hyderabad.

On Monday, Telangana chief minister Ok Chandrashekhar Rao introduced Rs 10,000 monetary help to every household that was affected by the floods. He additionally introduced Rs one lakh for these whose homes had been utterly destroyed and Rs 50,000 for these whose homes had been partially destroyed. Rao additionally introduced his authorities will instantly launch Rs 550 crore for serving to these affected, particularly the poor.

(Read more: 3 dead after fresh rain batters Hyderabad)

Besides Telangana, its fellow southern states of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka are additionally battling floods.

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