After Kerala, The North Eastern state of Nagaland is now reeling under the effects of severe flooding and landslides. The Chief Minister of the state, Neiphiu Rio has not only asked the government for assistance, but has also appealed to the people to donate by contributing to his CM Relief Fund. Rio has also tweeted out three ways that people can contribute to the relief efforts.
1. Directly transferring to the following account:
A/C No. 10530527879,
State Bank of India, Kohima Branch
2. Visiting the following website:
3. Via Paytm
Those interested in donating via Paytm can either visit https://paytm.com/helpinghand/cm-relief-fund-nagaland, or donate though the Paytm app by tapping on ‘More’ and selecting ‘Flood Relief’. There’s users have the option of choosing to donate for CM Relief Fund (Nagaland). They can also opt to donate to the Karnataka CM Relief Fund natural Calamity (Kodagu) and the Kerala CM’s Distress Relief Fund.
A couple of days CM Rio tweeted out a status update on the floods. In it, he notes that the state is facing landslides at 359 locations across the state, including the NH 29 has cut off the Dimapur-Kohima road. He adds that the districts of Kiphire, Phek, Tobu in Mon, Tuensang have been isolated for over 15 days now and 12 lives have already been lost.
It’s time for all of us to come together once again and help our friends in the North East.
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