Karimnagar: Some 39 members, of which 9 migrant labourers from a brick kiln and 7 Singareni staff together with two life boat drivers and 23 residents of Ganganagar had been stranded within the floodwaters because of heavy rains in erstwhile Karimnagar district up to now two days.
With the overflowing of water from Erukulla wagu and heavy rains, the Vallampadu and Theegalaguttapalli villages had been submerged within the flood waters. Round 9 migrant labourers from Odisha state working in a brick kiln in Vallampadu village had been stranded. They despatched an SOS to the locals.
The BC Welfare minister together with district collector Karnan rushed to the spot with NDRF groups and rescued the migrant labourers. They had been shifted to a rehabilitation centre.
5 members of Singareni –Kanakam Lakshmaiah, Doddapalli Sammaiah, Sangam Rajamouli, Sailu and Kumar — who went to work within the filter mattress on Wednesday had been stranded within the floodwaters.
The SCCL despatched a life boat to save lots of the employees, however the boat failed after reaching the spot. With issue, the 2 members one way or the other managed to come back out of the boat however they too had been struck on the filter-bed.
After 24 hours, with the initiatives from Ramagundam MLA Korakanti Chander Patel, the officers rushed to the spot together with the NDRF groups and rescued the Singareni staff and two others.
Round 23 residents of the Ganganagar of Godavarikhani city had been stranded within the backwaters of Sripada Yellampalli venture on Wednesday evening. MLA Patel together with the NDRF groups carried out rescue operations and shifted them to a rehabilitation centre.