New Delhi: The states of north and northeast are battling heavy rains. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will go to Assam today after visiting Gujarat to visit flood prone areas. More than 80 people have died in Assam so far. More than 5,000 people are still stranded in Lakhimpur and Jorhat districts of Assam.
The flood situation in Assam is gradually getting better. Even before the Assam tour, PM Modi has announced help of two lakh rupees to the families of those killed in the flood. On behalf of the Prime Minister’s Office, it was said that PM Modi has announced a relief of Rs 50 lakh for the seriously injured due to the flood in the state.
During his visit, PM will meet CMs & top officials of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland to review the flood situation.
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) July 31, 2017
According to the information given by the PMO, Modi will take high-level meetings in view of the flood situation. It will assess the relief work in North Eastern states, especially Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, and Manipur. It was said that in these meetings the Chief Ministers and senior officials of these states are expected to be present.
Earlier, the Prime Minister had announced compensation for the compensation of Rs two lakh to the families of those killed in the flood in Rajasthan and compensation of rupees fifty thousand for the seriously injured.