Bhubaneswar: President of India Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday expressed his serious concern for the people of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh affected by the very severe cyclonic storm ‘Titli’ that wreaked havoc in several parts of the two states.
Taking to his Twitter handle, Kovind wrote: “Thoughts with families, especially children, in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh who have affected by Cyclone Titli. Confident local authorities and relief agencies will rise to occasion to help fellow citizens. The entire nation is with you”.
He also wrote the same in Odia.
ତିତ୍ଲି ବାତ୍ୟା ଯୋଗୁଁ ଓଡିଶା ଓ ଆନ୍ଧ୍ର ପ୍ରଦେଶର ପ୍ରଭାବିତ ପରିବାର ବିଶେଷକରି ପିଲାମାନଙ୍କ ପ୍ରତି ମୁଁ ସମ୍ବେଦନା ଜ୍ଞାପନ କରୁଛି । ମୋର ଦୃଢ ବିଶ୍ୱାସ ଯେ ସ୍ଥାନୀୟ ପ୍ରଶାସନ ଓ ରିଲିଫ୍ ସଂସ୍ଥା ଗୁଡିକ ତତ୍ପରତା ସହିତ ଲୋକମାନଙ୍କୁ ସାହାଯ୍ୟ କରିବେ । ସମଗ୍ର ଦେଶ ଆପଣଙ୍କ ସହିତ ଅଛି । #CycloneTitli
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) October 11, 2018
Notably, gusty wind and incessant downpour under the influence of very severe cyclonic storm ‘Titli’ caused widespread damages to properties in several districts of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh.
While eight people died in Andhra Pradesh due to the cyclone, six persons were reported missing in Odisha’s Ganjam district after they were washed away by rain water caused due to the cyclone.