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DoNER minister visits flood-hit areas

DoNER minister Dr. Jitendra Singh said the Centre will extend all possible help to the state government in the time of flood. Talking to reporters during his stock taking visit to Kokrajhar on Tuesday, the Union minister said the prompt response of the government helped the state minimize flood casualities.

Accompanied by revenue minister Dr. Bhumidhar Barman and Guwahati MP Bijaya Chakraborty, Dr Singh visited the flood affected areas of Bongaigaon in a chartered helicopter and landed at Dhaligaon BGR stadium.

Talking to media, he said Prime Minister and home minister are keeping close watched of the flood situation and that they have yet to receive the report on the extent of flood damages.

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Reporting from Kokrajhar

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