UP CM Yogi Adityanath visits flood affected Gorakhpur, distributes food material to locals | See pics
Updated On : 19 Aug 2017,04:46 PM
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday visited the flood-affected Gorakhpur district and distributed food material to the locals. The flood situation not only in Gorakhpur but in the entire state has worsened. Till August 18, death toll was 36 and almost 1.5 million people were affected in the state. Earlier in the day, the Chief Minister launched 'Swachh Uttar Pradesh, Swasth Uttar Pradesh' campaign and broomed a street in Gorakhpur's Andhiyari Bagh locality. While addressing the people, he targeted former UP CM Akhilesh Yadav and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi saying “I feel that the ‘shehzada’ sitting in Lucknow… Yuvraj sitting in Delhi will not know the importance of this cleanliness campaign. They will come here to make it a picnic spot, we cannot permit it.”
UP CM Yogi Adityanath conducts a survey of flood affected areas in Gorakhpur district.
The Chief Minister, who has represented Gorakhpur in the Lok Sabha five times, interacts with the locals in view of floods in the district.
The Chief Minister distributes food material to the locals.
The Chief Minister interacts with the women sufferers of the districts.
At least 36 people have been killed and almost 1.5 million people affected due to floods in Uttar Pradesh.