Advertisement
Wednesday, Sep 22, 2021
Outlook.com
Outlook.com

PM Modi Speaks To Bengal CM, Assures Her Of All Help To Cope With The Flood Situation

At least 15 people have been killed and nearly 3 lakh were displaced as large parts of six districts of the state have been inundated due to heavy rain and the release of water by the Damodar Valley Corporation and the Durgapur Barrage.

PM Modi Speaks To Bengal CM, Assures Her Of All Help To Cope With The Flood Situation
Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised all sorts of help to West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee to mitigate the prevailing flood situation in the state. | PTI
PM Modi Speaks To Bengal CM, Assures Her Of All Help To Cope With The Flood Situation
outlookindia.com
2021-08-04T13:57:29+05:30

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a conversation with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday in a bid to review the flood situation prevailing in the state.

"PM @narendramodi spoke to WB CM @MamataOfficial on the flood situation caused by water discharge from dams in parts of the state," the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said in a tweet.

The prime minister assured all possible support from the Centre to help mitigate the situation, it said.

According to a state government official, the chief minister, who was visiting flood-hit Udaynarayanpur in Howrah district, was learned to have told the prime minister that her administration will send a report to the PMO on the flood situation and the damage caused by it, 

At least 15 people have been killed and nearly 3 lakh were displaced as large parts of six districts of the state have been inundated due to heavy rain and the release of water by the Damodar Valley Corporation and the Durgapur Barrage.

PM Modi prayed for the safety and wellbeing of those in affected areas, the PMO said.

(With PTI Inputs)

Advertisement

Outlook Newsletters

Advertisement

Read More from Outlook

UNGA: Joe Biden Says US Not Seeking 'New Cold War' With China

UNGA: Joe Biden Says US Not Seeking 'New Cold War' With China

Without mentioning China directly, Biden acknowledged increasing concerns about rising tensions, even as he has been out of sync with allies on the chaotic exit from Afghanistan.

Air Marshal VR Chaudhari Appointed New IAF Chief

Air Marshal VR Chaudhari Appointed New IAF Chief

Air Marshal V R Chaudhari will take the reins as the chief of the Indian Air Force after the incumbent, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, retires on September 30.

Tyagi Snatches Thrilling IPL Win For RR As PBKS Commit Harakiri

Tyagi Snatches Thrilling IPL Win For RR As PBKS Commit Harakiri

With 3 needed off 4 balls in the final over, Kartik Tyagi took 2 wickets to help RR win by 2 runs.

Munna Bhais Still Flying High In High-Profile Entrance Examinations

Munna Bhais Still Flying High In High-Profile Entrance Examinations

Experts believe the swindlers have taken control of the entire system and they are doing so without any fear. They suspect one can get 99.5% only if one gets the question paper in advance.

Advertisement