PATNA:  Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will visit earthquake-hit areas of Bihar today to meet victims and to take stock of the ongoing rescue and relief operations, party leaders said.

“Rahul Gandhi will visit Raxaul, Darbhanga, and Sitamarhi on Saturday to meet victims and to take stock of the situation of ongoing rescue and relief operations in Bihar,” said a party leader.

According to Congress leaders, Mr Gandhi will visit relief camps housing hundreds of people, who returned from earthquake-ravaged Nepal in Raxaul of border East Champaran district.

It will be first visit of Mr Gandhi to the state after last Lok Sabha polls when he visited Bihar for campaigning.

In Bihar, the official toll in the April 25 quake that devastated Nepal is 58.