An earthquake of magnitude 7.9 hit Nepal on Saturday morning, the biggest to hit Nepal in the last 81 years. Parts of India have also been severely hit.
As the toll mounted consistently, support and solidarity poured in on Twitter for the earthquake victims in India and Nepal.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted saying, “Spoke to PM Sushil Koirala, who is in transit in Bangkok on his way to Kathmandu. Assured all support & assistance during this tough time.”
We are in the process of finding more information and are working to reach out to those affected, both at home & in Nepal.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 25, 2015
A house in our Embassy complex collapsed. Unfortunately, the daughter of our employee Madan has died. His wife’s condition is serious.— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) April 25, 2015
Deeply concerned for people affected by the earthquake in Nepal & India. Our Govt will reach out to those who are affected.— Amit Shah (@AmitShahOffice) April 25, 2015
Heartrending scenes of Earthquake’s effect in Nepal and in few states of India. May they have strength to get through this difficult phase.— N Chandrababu Naidu (@ncbn) April 25, 2015