PM Modi dials Himanta to take stock of Assam flood situation

Assam is severely affected by floods with 18.95 lakh people suffering in 28 districts

June 18, 2022 10:36 am | Updated 01:57 pm IST - Guwahati

A newborn being rescued from a flood-affected area following heavy rainfall in Sonitpur district, on Friday, June 17, 2022.

A newborn being rescued from a flood-affected area following heavy rainfall in Sonitpur district, on Friday, June 17, 2022. | Photo Credit: PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 18 called up Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to enquire about the current flood situation in the State and assured all possible help from the Centre.

Mr. Modi expressed concern over the hardships faced by the people affected by the deluge.

"At 6 a.m. today, Hon PM Shri @narendramodi ji called me to enquire about #flood situation in #Assam. While expressing his concerns over the hardships being faced by people due to this natural calamity, Hon PM assured all help from Central Govt. Humbled by his reassuring generosity," Mr. Sarma tweeted.

Assam is severely affected by floods with 18.95 lakh people suffering in 28 districts and 55 people dying due to the deluge and landslides in the state this year.

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