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    Haryana To Donate Rs 5 Crore For Flood-Hit Assam

    Guwahati: After Uttarakhand, Haryana Government has announced to contribute Rs 5 crore aid flood relief and rehabilitation activities in Assam. Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar announced on August 1st, 2019 that the amount will be sent to the Assam Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.

    It may be recalled, Uttarakhand Chief Minister, Trivendra Singh Rawat had donated an amount of Rs 5 crore to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund to aid the relief efforts.

    Thanking Khattar for the contribution, Sonowal tweeted, “Your concern and support gives more strength to the entire state to fight this natural calamity.”

    Over 80 people have died during the floods in the state. However, Assam heaved a sigh of relief as the flood situation improved considerably for the third consecutive day on August 2nd, 2019.

    As per the daily flood bulletin by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, a total of 12 out of 33 districts in the state are hot by flood as on August 1st, 2019.

    A total of 459 villages, 28 revenue circles are inundated by flood waters. Over 3,700 people are taking shelter in 33 relief camps spread across the state.

    The Brahmaputra at Nematighat (Jorhat), Dhansiri (S) at Numaligarh (Golaghat), Jia Bharali at NT Rd Xing (Sonitpur) and Beki at Rd Bridge (Barpeta) are still flowing above the danger level.


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