The Chief Justice and judges of the Delhi High Court have come forward to lend a helping hand in the relief and rehabilitation of flood-affected Kerala.
The judges of the high court have decided to contribute voluntarily to the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund.
Many advocates in the Rohini district court have also been collecting funds to be deposited in the relief fund.
Advocate Birender Sangwan from Rohini Court deposited Rs 50,000 in the CM’s Distress Relief Fund and met judges in the Rohini court for more donations to help those affected.
Meanwhile, a circular undersigned by the Registrar General of the Delhi High Court said, “The state of Kerala is facing the natural calamity of floods, where thousands of people have been adversely affected. The affected people have not only lost property worth crores but have also been rendered homeless. Herculean efforts are required to be taken for rehabilitation, reconstruction, and restoration of infrastructure. In such a situation, the responsibility of rendering help is not confined to the state. Persons from all walks of life in society are coming forward to give a helping hand.
“Hon’ble Chief Justice and Hon’ble judges of this court have decided to contribute voluntarily to the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund, Kerala for rehabilitation of those affected in the state of Kerala”.
The Registry of the court will also be contributing towards the cause.
Earlier, the Chief Justice of India and other judges extended help for Kerala flood victims.
Judges and staff of Tripura High Court contributed a day’s salary towards the Kerala relief fund.
Meanwhile, advocate Harshit Jain made a representation before the Delhi High Court pleading that cost imposed on parties be deposited in the CM Distress Relief Fund.