After Deputy Commissioner Pardeep Kumar Agrawal urged the city residents to donate wholeheartedly for the Kerala flood relief, a large number of city residents have been coming forward for this purpose.He said that Kerala has been wrecked by catastrophic flood and approximately 4 lakh families have been displaced from their homes. He said that the devastating flood has left irreversible scars on lakhs of families.He said that the marginalised sections of society are reeling under extreme pathetic condition having lost entire household and livelihood. He said that more than 2 lakh children belonging to the poorest sections of the society need special care, and are in need of essential school going items.Mr Agrawal said that generous organisations and people can contribute to solace these children by offering school bags, school water bottles, tiffin boxes, note books, pens and pencils etc. He informed that at present the requirement is of 1.5 lakh school bags, 1.5 lakh water bottles, 1.5 lakh tiffin boxes, 7.5 lakh notebooks, 3 lakh pens and 3 lakh pencils.He urged the residents to contribute generously in this hour of crisis. The Deputy Commissioner informed that the donations can be deposited at the Collection Centre located in Deputy Commissioner office, Ludhiana by 11 am on September 10, 2018.