Guwahati: Assam (Assam), With the death of five more people, the death toll in flood-related incidents has gone up to 84. The death toll due to floods and landslides in the state has risen to 110. According to the new official data on Sunday, about 25.29 lakh people in 24 districts out of 33 districts of the state have been affected by the floods.
The maximum flood affected 4.53 lakh people in Goalpara. More than 3.44 lakh people have been affected in Barpeta and 3.41 lakh people in Morigaon. Prime Minister Narendra Modi (PM Narendra Modi) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal (over phone)Sarbananda Sonowal) With regard to the flood situation. He assured the state of all possible help on Sunday to deal with the situation arising due to floods in Assam.
Sonowal tweeted that Honorable Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a phone conversation this morning to get information about the floods in Assam, the situation related to Kovid-19 and the fire related situation in the Bagjan oil well. He said that the Prime Minister expressed concern about the state and solidarity with the people and assured to provide all possible help.
An official of the Chief Minister’s Office said that Sonowal has informed Modi about the steps taken so far in the state to deal with the problems facing the people. In a statement issued by the office, it was said, ‘The Prime Minister said that the central government is monitoring the situation of floods, land erosion, Kovid-19 and Bagjan and is standing with the people of Assam in this time of crisis. ‘
Sonowal informed Modi that many areas, agricultural land and houses in the state have been badly affected due to the erosion caused by the Brahmaputra and other tributaries. The statement said that the district administration is ready to deal with the problems of floods and soil erosion. It also said that the Chief Minister is visiting many places to assess the damage and look at rescue and rehabilitation operations.
Regarding Kovid-19, Sonowal told the Prime Minister that the number of infected people in the state is increasing. He told that the health department has increased the investigative capacity, so now more people are being investigated. The statement said that the Chief Minister expressed confidence that even if the cases of infection increase in the near future, the Health Department is capable of handling the situation.
In a conversation with the Prime Minister, Sonowal informed him about the steps being taken to provide relief to the flood affected people in the relief camps and said that the rules related to Kovid-19 are being followed strictly in these camps. Assam State Disaster Management Authority said that 521 relief camps and distribution centers are being operated in 18 districts where 50,559 people have taken shelter. In Dhubri and Goalpara, the Brahmaputra river is flowing above the danger mark. Its tributaries are also above the danger mark in many places.