Assam flood: In the north-eastern state of Assam, there is an outcry due to floods. 33 out of 35 districts of the state are badly affected by this natural calamity. According to the information, on Monday, June 20, 11 more people have died due to floods and this figure has reached 82. Despite continuous relief and rescue work in the affected areas, 47 lakh have been forced to become homeless due to this disaster.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah and State Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sharma are constantly monitoring the situation. Home Minister Shah has also talked about the visit of the central team to the flood affected areas.
Latest flood situation mentioned in ASDMA bulletin
According to the bulletin of the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, the situation due to floods in Assam remains worrying. Major rivers of the state are in spate. Due to this, there has been a disaster on the lives and property of 47 lakh people. On Monday, 11 more people died due to floods. With this, the death toll from the floods has gone up to 82. According to an ASDMA official, during this, Home Minister Amit Shah took information from the Chief Minister of the state Himanta Biswa Sarma on the latest situation in the state. For the past one week, this north-eastern state of the country is battling with the terrible threat of floods. Out of 36 districts of this state, people in 32 districts are affected by floods.
swept away people and policemen
In an attempt to rescue the people trapped in the floods, three police personnel were washed away in Darang, two in Nagaon. Along with this, one death each was reported in Cachar, Dibrugarh, Hailakandi, Hojai, Kamrup and Lakhimpur. Seven people are reported missing with two each in Udalguri and Kamrup and one each in Cachar, Darrang and Lakhimpur. .
The situation is worse than the flood
Whether it is the Karimganj area of the state or some other side, water is visible only. Roads have become rivers and streets have turned into ponds. Flood water has entered people’s homes. Because of this, people have been wandering in search of a safe place after leaving their homes.
In the midst of the flood, people are trying to get out with children somehow. About one lakh people have been affected by the floods in Karimganj. The administration has set up 73 relief camps for the people. Where people have been kept safe by saving them from floods. Meanwhile, in view of the flood disaster in Assam and Meghalaya, Home Minister Amit Shah spoke to the Chief Ministers of both the states and assured all possible help.
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