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Ex-CM Sarbananda Sonowal visits Relief centre, says’situation is Grim’

Recently, former Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal visited a flood-relief facility and pledged all assistance from the state and federal governments.

In Assam, where floods have significantly damaged property, former Assam Chief Minister and current Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal oversaw the relief efforts.

The leader went to a flood relief facility in Nagaon where the affected residents were staying in temporary housing. The Bharatiya Janata Party politician also promised that both the state and federal governments would give the stranded citizens all the assistance they require.

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It is crucial to note that the current flood situation is getting worse by the hour. Home Minister Amit Shah called Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma during this time to get more information about the situation.

Shah has promised to send assistance, Sarma tweeted, adding more details about the call. Notably, PM Modi called CM Sarma of Assam to ask about the flood situation in the Northeast state.

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More than 5 million people in the state have already been impacted by the floods as a result of the state’s heavy rainfall and landslides. In addition to the seven deaths already reported by the state, 55 lakh people in 32 districts have experienced negative effects.

The Barak and Kushiyara rivers’ rising waters have had a significant impact on Karimganj and Cachar. 2.16 lakh people in 506 villages across Cachar are suffering, compared to 1.47 lakh people in 454 villages across Karimganj.

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Over 7.31 lakh people in the Barpeta district have been impacted by Assam’s significant rains since June 15, followed by 3.54 lakh in Darrang, 3.52 lakh in Bajali, 2.41 lakh in Nagaon, 2.21 lakh in Goalpara, 2.18 lakh in Kamrup, 1.65 lakh in Nalbari, 1.14 lakh in Lakhimpur, 1.25 lakh in Hojai, and 1.13 lakh in Bongaigaon, according to the State Disaster Management Authority of As

Notably, in order to avoid jeopardising relief efforts, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has directed all district administrations to ensure adequate food supplies in all flood-affected districts.

He has also instructed all Deputy Commissioners to request additional human resources for relief operations from the Personnel Department.

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