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Residence Minister Shah spoke to Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sharma on the flood scenario in Assam theinsiderinsight

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New Delhi, Jul 6 (PTI) Residence Minister Amit Shah on Saturday spoke to Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to take inventory of the flood scenario within the state and stated the Nationwide Catastrophe Response Pressure (NDRF) and the State Catastrophe Response Pressure (SDRF) have been engaged on a battle footing to rescue and supply reduction to the affected folks.

Shah additionally stated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi stands firmly with the folks of Assam and is dedicated to offer all potential help to the state on this difficult time.

Shah stated in a submit on 'X', “As a consequence of heavy rains, flood-like scenario has arisen in Assam. Spoke to Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sharma ji in regards to the present scenario. NDRF and SDRF groups are engaged on a battle footing to offer reduction and rescue the victims.”

Responding to Shah's submit, Sharma stated, “Hon'ble Residence Minister Amit Shah Ji, thanks very a lot in your concern and help. The federal government led by Hon'ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi Ji is offering us steady help and steering.”

Assam is reeling underneath floods, with over 24.5 lakh folks affected in 30 districts. The state's main rivers are flowing above the hazard mark at a number of locations.

To date 52 folks have misplaced their lives on this 12 months's floods in Assam, whereas 12 others have died because of landslides and storms.

The districts affected by the floods embody Cachar, Kamrup, Hailakandi, Hojai, Dhubri, Nagaon, Morigaon, Goalpara, Barpeta, Dibrugarh, Nalbari, Dhemaji, Bongaigaon, Lakhimpur, Jorhat, Sonitpur, Kokrajhar, Karimganj, South Salmara, Darang and Tinsukia. Dhubri, Darang, Cachar and Barpeta districts are the worst affected by the floods.

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