Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed his deep anguish over the Morbi disaster and said his heart remains connected with the distraught families.
“On one hand there is a heart laden with grief while on the other there is the path of karma and kartavya,’ he said while speaking during Rashtriya Ekta Diwas events here.
Modi paid deep condolences to all those who lost their lives Sunday’s tragedy and said the government stood “shoulder to shoulder” with the families of the victims.
“The state government has been engaging in rescue work and the Central government is providing every possible assistance” he said.
The Prime Minister said that NDRF teams have been deployed in rescue operations.
The Prime Minister assured the people that there will be no shortcomings when it comes to rescue operations.
“Entire country is drawing inspiration from the resolute determination of Sardar Patel. Every citizen is taking a pledge for the unity of the country and to evoke ‘Panch Pran’,” he said.
He said that it was the responsibility of the citizens to strengthen the unity of the nation.