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27.09.2014 Asia

85 People Killed In Assam-Meghalaya Flood, Rajnath Singh Will Visit To Assam On Oct 1

By Hemanta Nath
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Guwahati, September 27: A total of 85 people were killed in recent flood and mudslides in Assam and Meghalaya, NDRF said on Saturday.

A top NDRF official said that, during the floods and landslides a total of 39 people were killed in Assam and 46 in Meghalaya so far.

More than five lakh people were affected in the flood in the two states.

Rescue teams of NDRF, SDRF and army had rescued over 30,000 people in the two states.

On other hand, MOS of Home Kiren Rijiju on Saturday visited the flood affected areas in Goalpara district.

The Union minister also discussed with top officials of Goalpara district administration at circuit house in Goalpara.

The minister took stock the situation and discussing about the rehabilitation for affected people.

Rijiju said that, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit to Assam on October 1 and he will also visit the flood affected areas in Goalpara, Kamrup districts of Assam and Garo hills in Meghalaya.

On September 26, Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal had visited the flood affected areas in Goalpara district.

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