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Kerala Floods: Attorney General KK Venugopal Donates Rupees One Crore To CM’s Relief Fund

The Attorney General for India KK Venugopal has donated Rupees One Crore to Kerala Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund, to help the victims of flood havoc. His son and Senior Advocate Krishnan Venugopal has contributed another Fifteen Lakhs for the relief activities.

Senior Advocate Chander Uday Singh has already contributed Rs 5 Lakhs.

The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) had earlier called upon Advocates to contribute to the “SCBA Calamity Relief Fund” in order to help the food-hit people of the State. Reportedly an amount of Rs. 30,00,000 already lying in the fund is being transferred for the cause.

As per the latest reports over 82,000 people in Kerala have been displaced due to the floods that have ravaged the State over the last nine days. As of Friday night, 164 were killed between August 8 and 17, and more than 3,14,000 people have been shifted to 2094 relief camps.

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan had sought an emergency relief of Rupees 2,500 crore from the Centre based on the estimated loss of Rs 20,000 crores. Prime Minister has now declared 500 Crores for the flood relief.

Kerala High Court Advocates Association has called upon its member Advocates to contribute generously to flood relief. The contributions can be made to

Kerala High Court Advocates Association Relief Account.

SB Account no. 01650010007919

Dhanalaxmi Bank Ltd.,

Bar Council Branch,

IFSC Code DLXB0000165,

Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund Account Details

Bank : State Bank of India (SBI)

Account Number : 67319948232

Branch : City Branch, Thiruvananthapuram

IFSC : SBIN0070028

PAN: AAAGD0584M

Account Type: Savings

SWIFT CODE : SBININBBT08

Name of Donee: Chief Ministers Distress Relief Fund

Address :Govt of Kerala

District: Thiruvananthapuram,State Kerala, Pin 695001

One can also donate online.

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  • PRABHAKARAN P says:

    The money received should be distributed to the affected people without any diversion. The government should prepare receipts and expenditure account with list of contributors and beneficiaries and published in newspapers . The benefits should percolate down to every needy person irrespective of religions and parties

  • Sarah George says:

    I am so proud of our people and the way they have united to help the helpless during these terrible floods,

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