Mata Amritanandamayi Math has lent its helping hand to families afflicted by recent floods in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu. Approximately 8,800 households in 12 impacted villages received clothes and food supplies from the Ashram, providing much-needed help during these difficult times.
Srivaikundam, Thiruku Silukkanpatti, Ayyanar Colony, Rajeev Nagar, Mavenmadam, Anna Nagar, Kathirvel Nagar, Kuruchi Nagar, Melavittam Nagar, Athimarapatti, Thopur, and Muthayapuram are among the villages that profited from the Math’s kind gesture. As they started to reconstruct their life, each family was given a package that included clothes, rice, and a variety of condiments.
Four key locations—Thoothukudi Amrita Vidyalayam, Sri Vaikundam, Bharat Ratna Kamarajar School, and Chandy ITI School—were chosen to coordinate the distribution activities. These locations developed into hubs of support and hope where flood victims congregated to get assistance.
Prominent dignitaries including the district collector of Thoothukudi, Thiru. G Lakshmipathy; DySP Thiru Suresh; Chief Mechanical Engineer of Toothukkudi Port Thiru Suresh Babu; Cyber Crime Unit SI Thiru V Sudhakaran; Special Tehsildar of Tuticorin, Thiru R Raghu; State leader of RSS Thiru Atal Arashan; Senior High Court lawyer Thiru Adv. Sankara Raman; and BJP leaders Thiru Raja and Thiru Manikandan attended the distribution ceremonies. Their participation demonstrated how many sectors worked together to respond to the crisis.
“Amma’s dedication to helping the community during difficult times serves as a ray of hope and support. The organization’s constant commitment to humanitarian issues and ability to positively impact the lives of those impacted by the floods in Thoothukudi continue to inspire.” Mata Amritanandamayi Math treasurer Swami Ramakrishnanandapuri, who monitored the distribution process, said.