Rahul Gandhi meets flood-affected people, assures them of highlighting issue in Parliament

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Lakhimpur (Assam), August 03 (ANI): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi visited the flood affected areas of Assam's Lakhimpur and interacted with the victims on Thursday. While talking to the people, Gandhi stated that he wanted to see the devastation the flood has caused and assured them that the Congress will highlight the issue in the Parliament. Further he stated that the party will fight to compensate and provide necessary help to the victims. Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an assistance of over Rs. 2,000 crore for the flood-affected people. Every year, the flood fury in the state affect lakhs of people and this year, tragically, over 90 animals died in the Kaziranga National Park after getting stranded amid the flood.

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