In Pics: PM Modi in Assam to review worsening flood situation

Guwahati: The worsening flood situation in many parts of the country is keeping Prime Minister Narendra Modi on toes. After Gujarat he is now in Assam to take stock of the flood situation.

PM arrived in Guwahati this morning and will take stock of flood affected areas in Assam.

PM Modi also visited Assam administrative staff college. He will hold a flood review meeting with officials and ministers.

 Prime Minister on Tuesday arrived in Assam to review the flood situation and relief works in the state, where more than 52 persons have died due to the natural calamity.

During his day-long visit, Modi will meet the Chief Ministers and top officials of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland, to discuss the situation.

The Centre had on Monday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each for the families of those killed and Rs 50,000 each for the injured in Assam floods.

News24Bureau with Agencies