Bhubaneswar: As cyclone FANI ravaged major cities of Odisha, Good Samaritan extended helping hand by providing food and water to cyclone-affected people.
In one instance, an international Non-Government Oganisation named Khalsa Aid, comprising a group of Sikh volunteers with the help of Gurudwara Singh Sabha in Bhubaneswar are serving free langar (community kitchen) food to the cyclone-hit people of the city since Saturday.
The organisation is offering food twice a day- lunch and dinner.
Besides this, the global organisation with the help of Puri district administration also extended their services at Puri since Tuesday.
The UK based NGO, Khalsa aid is also scheduled to go to Chilika and Konark for assessment of the damage caused by the extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani. The NGO will take the required steps to help the people of the affected area.
Similarly, Police DG RP Sharma yesterday visited cyclone affected Puri district and reviewed the progress of distribution of relief and restoration of communication, water and electricity supply in Puri which was the most affected in the cyclone.
Sharma also inaugurated the ‘Karuna Camp’ organised by the Puri police for distribution of cooked food to the general public in the area.
Sharma declared that similar camps will also start functioning from Bramhagiri, Satyabadi, and Pipili from Wednesday with free cooked food services to the public for a week.