PM assures all possible help to tackle flood situation in Assam

Guwahati : Prime Minister Narendra Modi took stock of the flood situation in Assam that has affected more than 3.50 lakh people in 21 districts of the state and has assured of all sorts of help to combat the menace.

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that PM Narendra Modi telephoned him on Tuesday and “enquired about the flood situation”.

Sarma also said that the Prime Minister has “assured all help to Assam to combat this menace.

“Adarniya Pradhan Mantri @narendramodi Ji telephoned today to enquire about the flood situation & assured all help to Assam to combat this menace. The current flood has gravely impacted the livelihoods of people. My gratitude to Adarniya Modi Ji for standing with us at this hour of crisis,”Mr Biswa Sarma Twitter.

The flood situation in Assam has turned grim with the mighty Brahmaputra and its tributaries flowing well above the danger level in many places of the state.

Meanwhile, the rising water has affected the animals at the famed Kaziranga National Park (KNP), as many as 153 forest camps in KNP are now reeling underwater.

However, no loss of human or animal lives have been reported from the Kaziranga National Park thus far.