Indian football skipper Sunil Chhetri has posted a video on Twitter in which he is seen appealing to the masses to come forward and help Kerala by whatever possible means as the Southern State is facing the worst ever flash floods due to torrential rains.
In the video, Chhetri has appealed to the people of Bangalore and the rest of India to do their bit and help the victims of the calamity. Chhetri said that Bengaluru FC are sending relief aid to the State as he urged the Bangalore residents to contribute.
“People in Bangalore, we at BFC are sending relief aid. Please come, drop by the Bangalore football stadium and do your bit,” said the Bengaluru FC star striker in the video.
“We all know the difficult time Kerala is going through. Everyone in Kerala please stay calm, stay safe. There are a lot of shelters that the government is providing. Please listen to the directives and make sure you keep yourselves safe. Everyone in India we all have to come together and help in whichever way you can. Please, and I mean please help,” he added.
Kerala needs one big assist, let’s all do our bit. pic.twitter.com/wWDFoqLdP9
— Sunil Chhetri (@chetrisunil11) August 17, 2018
Let’s give Kerala the hand it needs. We’re still gathering relief aid at the BFS. https://t.co/eQO3LMFIKE
— Bengaluru FC (@bengalurufc) August 17, 2018
Kerala is currently reeling under the severe and worst ever deluge that has claimed 187 lives so far according to the latest reports and resulted in damages to the property estimated worth over ₹8,000 crores. 13 of the 14 districts in the state is currently under alert.
Personnel of three services, besides the National Disaster Response Force, are working round the clock trying to evacuate people from the heavily flooded villages.