Andhra Pradesh

20 taluks declared flood-hit in Andhra Pradesh

Surging waters from an overflowing Krishna river. File photo: P.V. Sivakumar

Surging waters from an overflowing Krishna river. File photo: P.V. Sivakumar   | Photo Credit: P_V_SIVAKUMAR+SEP+P_V_SIVAKUMAR

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The Guntur district Administration has declared 20 talukas along the 300 km flooded Krishna river as flood-effected areas with consequent benefits to the victims.

The victims around 1,60,423 are eligible for re-schedule of payment of bank debts, fresh credit, agricultural input subsidies, compensation to dwelings damaged and free rice and Kerosene, the official said.

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