The rain-ravaged southern Indian state of Kerala has received aid in cash and kind from everywhere but the yeoman’s service rendered by the judiciary and the legal fraternity came in for the people left battered by the century’s worst floods in the coastal state.
Judges who generally remain confined to their ivory towers, and lawyers who are often branded as ambulance-chasers wasted no time in rising to the occasion and setting an example for others in throwing a lifeline to the Malayalis.
Ahmedabad Kerala Samajam office-bearers distributing relief material to the needy. (Supplied)
Ahmedabad Kerala Samajam General Secretary C.V. Narayanan (extreme right) and vice president N S Nair (center) visited many interior rain-ravaged areas. (Supplied)
Keralites witnessed the century’s worst floods. (Supplied)
A truck with relief material collected by Ahmedabad Kerala Samajam is ready to leave for flood-hit areas. (Supplied)
Advocate Nishith Joshi says Kerala now needs dedicated electricians, plumbers, etc. for its damaged houses. (Supplied)