Kerala flood: Owaisi calls Center’s release of Rs 500 crore ‘shameful’

Hyderabad, Aug 21 (ANI): All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) party president Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday said it is shameful that Centre only released Rs 500 crore for Kerala floods. Further, he thanked the government of Unites Arab Emirates for donating Rs 700 crore. “Thankful to rulers of UAE for coming forward and giving Rs 700 crore for Kerala. In 2017, India got 69 billion dollars as foreign remittance and Kerala people contributed 40% to it.” He added that Centre is being criticised for releasing of Rs 500 crore as it is “just pittance” and “shameful.”

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