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PM Modi visited Assam to review flood situation and the damage cause in the state

PM Modi visited Assam to review flood situation and the damage cause in the state
Written by Pallavi Parmar

On Tuesday Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived Assam for a day-long visit to review the flood situation in the state which has resulted in the deaths of 76 persons. While on Monday he announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh each or the families of those who were killed in flood. And compensate rs 50,000 to the injured of Assam. The Prime Minister arrived in Guwahati’s Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport and headed straight to Khanapara in an Indian Air force chopper.

After Khanapara, Modi visited the Administrative Staff College where he met with top officials to take stock of the flood situation and relief works. He is also scheduled to hold talks with Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal where Modi will take up matters related to flood management and protection along with damage control. He is also slated to meet the Chief Ministers of Nagaland, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh.

According to official data, the floods have affected over 25 lakh people in the state’s 29 districts. He reviewed the damage that has been caused by the recent floods in Assam during his visit to the state. Today he arrived at the Lokopriyo Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport and received by the governor Banwarilal Purohit and chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal.

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India requested Assam government to furnish details of the requirement of the funds to the people who killed in flood and also to the injured people. On July 25 the seven members inter ministerial central team visited Assam to carry out the on the spot assessment of the flood damage.

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Pallavi Parmar

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