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Cyclone Ockhi: Rahul salutes bravery of people of Lakshadweep

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

vice president Rahul Gandhi today praised the people of for rescuing fishermen affected by Cyclone Ockhi and asked the to announce a relief package for the victims.

Taking to Twitter, Gandhi said his party was with the victims of the cyclone.

"A salute to bravery shown by the people of who helped save many fishermen during #CycloneOckhi. We stand with all the victims of this tragedy. The must announce relief packages for those affected by the storm immediately," he tweeted.

The Coast Guard rescued 114 fishermen from Kerala, stranded at sea due to Cyclone Ockhi, while merchant vessels and trawlers have saved 36 off the coast of and islands.

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First Published: Mon, December 04 2017. 18:45 IST