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Assam CM Himanta Biswa Visits Dima Hasao & Haflong To Take Stock of Flood Situation

Later, the Assam CM also visited the affected family members who lost their lives in the landslide that occurred in the Hokai Punchi village area.

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Visits Dima Hasao & Haflong To Take Stock of Flood Situation

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  24 May 2022 10:38 AM GMT

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sharma on Tuesday visited the flood-affected areas to take stock of the prevailing situation in Haflong and Dima Hasao.

Notably, during the past few days, Haflong has been severely affected due to heavy rains and landslides.

Taking to the micro-blogging site Twitter, Sarma apprised the same and said that he held a meeting with Dima Hasao District Administration.

"Along with leaders & officials, held a meeting with Dima Hasao District Administration to review the preliminary destruction caused due to landslide. Stressed on immediate resumption of full-scale transportation. Also laid emphasis on restoration of damaged roads", he tweeted.

Sarma visited various parts of Haflong that have been affected by floods and saw the relief camp at lower Haflong LP school where as many as 17 people have been affected.

Due to rains accompanied by floods, people have also lost their houses.

Later, the Assam CM also visited the affected family members who lost their lives in the landslide that occurred in the Hokai Punchi village area.

Following the devastation caused by floods, Sarma also assured people of rehabilitating them by building their houses and also set up meetings for the purpose with the high government officials.

''A central government agency will visit the place to study and analyze the damages that happened by the bad climatic condition,'' he told while speaking to media persons.

The CM stated that engineers will go through the situation and help build roads, bridges, lands, etc. again systematically through the government processes.

He even assured sanctioning amount to the DHAC for the same and clarified both the central and state government shall work together to sort out the damages being created with the NCHAC.

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