Due to the recent heavy rains, many villages in the Banaskatha region of Gujarat have become flooded.
An initial quantity of 30,000 food packets (10,000 prepared at the BAPS Mandir in Deesa, 10,000 at the BAPS Mandir in Atladra, 5,000 prepared at the BAPS Mandir in Gandhinagar and 5,000 prepared at the BAPS Mandir in Ahmedabad) were distributed in the affected villages under the guidance and support of the collector, mamlatdar and other officials by 10 sadhus and 250 volunteers divided into five teams.
The food packets contained sweet and savory items to last a family for two days.
Villages reached include Kansari, Jerda, Pancharva, Kochasana, Tetoda, Rakhpura and others.
The BAPS flood relief work will continue until the rains subside.