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Sonowal visits lower Assam districts

 Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal termed thar flood problem is a great problem for the state. Sonowal made his visit in a chartered Helicopter to the flood affected districts in lower Assam region including Dhubri, Chirang district.Sonowal landed at Gauripur Pratap Chandra HS relief camp in a Helicopter to take stock about flood affected inmates on Friday. Later, he also arrived at BGR Helipad in Chirang by noon where rushed at Nilibari flood affected villages by Aie River. 

Sonowal was accompanied with BTC chief Hagrama Mohilary, Speaker Ranjit Kumar Das, ministers Pramila Rani Brahma, Rihan Daimary, MLA Chandan Brahma, Kamalsingh Narzary

Sonowal said his government has been initiating stern measures to  rescue flood affected situation in the state. Several districts in the state were affected severely due to flood waters in the state including BTAD region.He said the flood situation is a serious problem for the state which have been creating resented in the state. Government has seek sufficient fund for the state from centre to meet flood situation, he said. 

'Government and state disaster management are working to  the causes of floods with setting up several relief camps in the affected districts. Food as well medical facilities are being giving in proper manner fit the affected citizens with suitable measures', said Sonowal. 

Sonowal also hold a meeting with BTAD authority and district administrations of lower Assam districts at BGR Dhaligaon in Chirang. 

BTC chief Hagrama Mohilary demanded sufficient fund from centre to meet flood related problems in the districts. He said he will submit a memorandum to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who is taking aerial visit for floods in the state tomorrow. Mohilary said that BTAD administration was working for the flood affected areas which has been affected severely on large areas since few days due to incessant raining. 

'BTAD administration will place a memorandum to centre for seeking sufficient thousand crores of fund to take measures for the flood affected areas', Mohilary said. 

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