Kathmandu April 26: Swayamsevaks of Rashtreeya Swayamsevak Sangh, RSS, joined in for the rescue operation at the earthquake affected areas in Nepal. RSS inspired Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh in Nepal is leading the rescue operation. RSS Swayamsevaks from Kushinagar and Maharajganj Jilla, the 2 northern most districts of Uttara Pradesh and also from few Border regions of Bihar; joined the rescue operations hours after the occurrence of the great tragedy.
RSS expressed deep condolences on the sad tragedy. RSS Akhil Bharatiya Prachar Pramukh Dr Manmohan Vaidya said “RSS shares the grief and shock about devastating Earthquake with the people and expresses deep condolences and prayer for the deceased”.
RSS Sah-Sarakaryavah Dattatreya Hosabale to join Swayamsevaks from RSS and Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh in rescue operation this evening at quake hit zones in Nepal.
On Saturday morning, a powerful, magnitude 6.7 aftershock has shaken the Kathmandu area of Nepal a day after the massive earthquake devastated the region, sending people yelling and running for open ground. Tremors were felt in most parts of north and northeast India including Kolkata, Siliguri and Assam. Minutes after the first aftershock, Nepal felt another measuring 5.0 in magnitude. Death toll reached 1900, said a National Media.
Details will be updated later.