Chennai, Sept 28 (PTI) Southern Railway Friday said its employees have contributed Rs 4.7 crore to the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund for the natural calamities that struck the country recently. Also Read - COVID-19: 'Used Soap And Water,' Say Kerala Officials After Video Emerges of People Being 'Disinfected'

This is in addition to the Rs 1.08 crore given by Thiruvananthapuram railway division and the Rs 43 lakh by the Palakkad division towards the Kerala Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, a press release said here Friday. Also Read - Kerala's Tragedy: COVID-19 Claims 1 Life But Alcohol Ban Kills 9 in The State Amid Lockdown



The recent floods killed over 400 people in Kerala while heavy rains caused flashfloods and landslides in Himachal Pradesh and surrounding states killing over 25 people. Also Read - COVID-19 Lockdown: Migrant Workers Take to Streets in Kerala, Police Urge Them to 'go Back'

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.