Declare Cyclone Gaja as a Natural disaster: MNM Chief Kamal Haasan
Source :NewsBharati   Date :23-Nov-2018


Tiruchirappalli, Nov 23: Makkal Needhi Maiam President Kamal Haasan urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to personally monitor the devastating situation in the Cyclone Gaja-hit districts of the Tamil Nadu.

Citing the damage caused by the horrifying Cyclone, the ace actor demanded that the government should declare the TN calamity as the natural disaster.

Expressing reservation over the financial assistance sought by the Chief Minister K Palaniswami, the actor turned politician mentioned that the central aid should fulfill the basic needs of the people affected by the Storm.

Kamal further added that government agencies should help-out people in finding alternative income source. Makkal Needhi Maiam emphasized that inputs on climate change should be discussed seriously.

Yesterday, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought central assistance in order to improve the ground situation emerged by the devastating Cyclone Gaja.

The Chief Minister briefed Modi about the majors taken by the state government and submitted a detailed report about the required resources and financial assistance of Rs 15,000 Cr. The Chief Minister also requested for a central team to carry out cyclone's assessment.