Sivasagar, July 13, 2019
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on July 13th, 2019 spoke to Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and took stock of the flood situation in the State.
During a telephonic conversation with Sonowal, Shah reviewed the situation in Assam where large areas are inundated by flood waters triggering multiple landslides. Shah told the chief minister that all possible support is being provided to Assam for overcoming the flood situation.
A total of 21 districts in the state out of 33 are reeling under flood. The Brahmaputra along with its tributaries which have been flowing above the danger level has claimed six lives till now.
Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Nalbari, Chirang, Golaghat, Majuli, Jorhat, Dibrugarh, Nagaon, Morigaon, Kokrajhar, Bongaigaon, Baksa, Sonitpur, Darrang and Barpeta are the most affected districts. Of them, Barpeta is the worst-hit with more than 85,000 people seeking shelter in relief camps.