Assam Governor apprises Modi of flood situation

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 19 Aug 2017 08:28:12


Delhi Bureau,


ASSAM Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Friday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to apprise him of the prevailing situation in the State following the third wave of flood.

The Governor submitted a detailed report of the flood, that inundated 27 districts and affected more that 33 lakh people, to the Prime Minister at his official residence at 7, Lok Kalyan Marg in New Delhi and requested him to send a second Central team to assess the widespread damages caused by the third wave, an official release said here.

Purohit also drew the Prime Minister’s attention to the wide spread destruction that the current wave of flood has caused.
He also informed Narendra Modi that lower Assam districts, which had remained unaffected by previous waves of flood, has borne the brunt of deluge in the third wave causing huge devastation and temporary snapping of rail-links.