Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra [Photo/ANI]
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra [Photo/ANI]

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra expresses solidarity with flood victims

ANI | Updated: Jul 18, 2019 11:17 IST

New Delhi [India], July 18 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday expressed solidarity with flood victims in the North and North-eastern states.
Taking to Twitter, she said, "My heartfelt solidarity with our brothers and sisters in Assam, Bihar, UP, Tripura and Mizoram who are being devastated by floods. #AssamFloods."
Overflowing rivers and series of landslides in the Northern and North-Eastern states triggered by massive rainfall have left several people dead with lakhs of people rendered homeless and property worth millions of rupees has been destroyed.
For instance, in Assam, this year, about 44.96 lakh people have been affected in the flood in the 33 districts till date. A total of 17 persons have lost their lives due to flood in the districts of Dhemaji (2), Golaghat (3), Barpeta (1), Jorhat (2), Dhubri (1), Goalpara (1), Morigaon (4), Nagaon (2) and Hailakandi (1) and 2 persons lost their lives due to landslide in Kamrup (M) and Dima Hasao.
In Bihar, at least 33 people have died from floods in the state. Currently, in Bihar, 19 National Disaster Response Force teams have been deployed in Araria, Bettiah, Darbhanga, Didarganj, Gopalganj, Katihar, Madhubani, Motihari, Muzaffarpur, Sitamarhi and Supaul to tackle flood-like situation developed in low-lying areas due to heavy rainfall.
In Uttar Pradesh, 14 people have lost their lives due to rain-relates incidents in different districts of the state. Currently, in Bihar, 19 National Disaster Response Force teams have been deployed in Araria, Bettiah, Darbhanga, Didarganj, Gopalganj, Katihar, Madhubani, Motihari, Muzaffarpur, Sitamarhi and Supaul to tackle flood-like situation developed in low-lying areas due to heavy rainfall. (ANI)

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