PM Modi speaks to Bihar and Assam CMs, says monitoring flood situation closely

PM Modi speaks to Bihar and Assam CMs, says monitoring flood situation closely

PM Modi speaks to Bihar and Assam CMs, says monitoring flood situation closely

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said he had spoken with the chief minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar, the deteriorating state of floods in the state.

In an article on Twitter, the prime minister said he was closely monitoring the situation in the state. “My thoughts concern all people affected by the floods in parts of Bihar. The situation is closely monitored,” he wrote.

“The Center offers all the support of the Bihar Government to alleviate the flood situation. National Defense Response Force teams are in Bihar for rescue and relief,” he added.

Almost two million people have been affected so far by the floods in Bihar, including thousands of people being evacuated from their homes.

The most affected districts of Kishanganj, Araria, and Purnea Katihar saw more than 1 million people affected in the past two days. At least 10 people died in the floods.

Early in the day, CM Nitish Kumar conducted an aerial survey of areas affected by floods. Teams in the National Response Force disaster have already arrived in Patna to carry out relief and rescue operations.

During this time. The Prime Minister of Modi also took the floor to Sunday Assam Chief Minister, Sarbanand Sonwal regarding the state of the floods in the state. The flood situation in Assam has also worsened in recent days due to unrelenting rains in the region.

The Brahmaputra has crossed the Jakhalabandha embankment in central Assam, resulting in the road cut between Nagaon and Jorhat.

“Since Assam has witnessed the floods, the central government has followed closely and constantly the situation,” the prime minister said on Twitter.

“All possible support is provided to Assam to overcome the flood situation prevailing in some parts of the state,” he added.

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