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Pramila visits flooded areas

Assam Legislative Assembly Speaker Ranjit Kumar Das, Forest Minister Pramila Rani Brahma visited flood affected areas of Baksa and Dhubri districts of lower Assam on Thursday.

After visiting affected areas forest minister Brahma while speaking the media men at Kokrajhar Circuit House told that the state government will extend all possible help to the flood affected families as per government norms. She said she would be visiting Friday flood affected areas of Kokrajhar and Bongaigaon districts to take stock of the situation.

 Brahma said that the state government will be providing compensation to the kin of affected families,those lost lives during the flood.She also visited the Banglajhora village of Patgaon in Kokrajhar district to take stock about a child drown on Thursday in flood water. 

 Answering questions related to the illegal supply of timbers by some government officials, specially the forest department she said that stern actions will be taken against corrupt officials, besides voice for conducting enquiry into allegation.

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