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Flood situation grim in Assam, 19 lakh affected; Rajnath Singh to undertake aerial survey

25 People Have Lost Their Lives And Nearly 19 Lakh Have Been Affected Across More Than 3,300 Villages In 22 Districts In The State.

PTI | Updated on: 30 Jul 2016, 03:28:55 PM
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New Delhi:

Home Minister Rajnath Singh will today undertake an aerial survey of flood-affected areas in Assam where the death toll has climed to 25. Accompanied by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Singh is scheduled to make an aerial survey of flood-affected areas in Nagaon, Morigaon and Kaziranga, an official said.

The Home Minister, who reached the state capital today, will meet the inmates of a relief camp at Bhakatgaon in Morigaon district.

He will later hold a high-level meeting with Sonowal, ministers of state departments concerned and senior government officials. The Home Minister is scheduled to leave for the national capital in the evening, the official said.

Twenty-five people have lost their lives and nearly 19 lakh have been affected across more than 3,300 villages in 22 districts in the state. 

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First Published : 30 Jul 2016, 07:37:00 AM

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