New Delhi, Jul 12 (PTI) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi prayed for the safety of the people of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand on Monday and asked the party workers to lend a helping hand to those affected due to incidents of cloudburst in the two states.
'Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. I appeal to Congress workers in all affected areas to lend a helping hand. Please stay safe,' he wrote on Twitter, using the hashtag '#cloudburst'.
Incessant monsoon rains triggered cloudbursts, flash floods and widespread destruction in Himachal Pradesh and videos showing the gushing waters in Dharamshala, a popular tourist destination, went viral on the social media.
All flights to Dharamshala were cancelled after the floods. PTI SKC RC