A large group of women reached flood ravaged Wayanad district in Kerala with 18 truckloads of utensils filled with love. The large quantity of utensils were collected by the activists of All India Democratic Women’s Association, Kannur district committee and these were handed over by CPI(M) Polit Bureau member Brinda karat to AIDWA Wayanad district committee.
The handing over ceremony was held at Mananthavadi Community Hall on September 8. The unparalleled acts of compassion and empathy have been a solace to the victims of flood which devastated this hilly district last month. 18 trucks filled with utensils were flagged off by CPI(M) Kannur district secretary P Jayarajan from Koothuparamba and it reached Mananthavadi on September 7th morning. 3,364 families have benefitted by this act. The equipments like plates, glasses, pressure cooker, casserole and spoons were collected by AIDWA unit committees in Kannur. Kannur district committee of Lorry Owners’ Association provided trucks for no cost.
After the inauguration ceremony, AIDWA area committees received the utensils for distribution to the needy people. Apart from Brinda Karat, CPI(M) Central Committee member P K Srimathi MP, AIDWA state secretary P Satheedevi addressed the function. Brinda Karat visited various tribal colonies in Mananthavadi, Pulpalli and Kalpatta.