Delhi Lawyers organize collection of flood relief materials for Kerala Flood crisis

Bar & Bench August 18 2018

As Kerala continues to battle torrential rains and worsening floods, lawyers in Delhi are pitching in to help alleviate the humanitarian crisis being faced by people of the state.

Lawyers from the Supreme Court and the Delhi High Court have mobilised the collection of essential items such as bedsheets, clothes, sanitary napkins diapers and food to help the Kerala flood crisis.

Advocate Shinoj Narayanan, one of the lawyers coordinating the activities, told Bar & Bench that they have to ensure that 60 tonnes of relief material are collected. These materials will be airlifted by the Indian Navy to Kerala tomorrow. The collection activities will go on till midnight.

As the evening progressed, Justice Kurian Joseph also visited the collection point with his contributions and interacted with the volunteers.

Justice Joseph also proceeded to join the volunteering activities at the collection centre.

The collection point will be open for donations till midnight today. Donors can drop off flood relief materials at the parking grounds before the Indian Law Institute, opposite to the Supreme Court. The deadline for collecting these materials as given by the Navy is by midnight tonight.

Essential items required include bedsheets, lowers for men, nighties, t-shirts, underwear (all sizes), sanitary napkins, diapers, rusk, maida, dal etc.

The following persons may be contacted for more details -

Biju Raman - 9910527653
Usha Nandini - 995817520
Update: Eight trucks of relief material including bedsheets, lowers for men, nighties, undergarments, sanitary napkins, diapers, rusk, maida, dal etc were transported to Hindon Air Base from where it will be taken to Kerala by Navy's airplane.