Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal in Darrang
Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal interacting with the media in Darrang district on Thursday

Sarbananda Sonowal Visits Flood-Hit Darrang

July 23, 2020

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday visited the flood-affected Darrang district and took stock of the situations there.

CM Sarbananda Sonowal visited several areas where embankments have been breached.

He spoke to the people engaged in the repair work and also with the people who are in various relief camps.

Later, interacting with the media, CM Sarbananda Sonowal informed that the repair of the one breached portion of the Saktola embankment has already completed.

The repairing of the incomplete remaining portion will also be completed within a week, CM Sarbananda Sonowal further said.

He also said that the progress of the works on river Nanoi embankment in Sipajhar is also going on smoothly.

CM Sonowal also denied every allegation levelled against the Water Resource Department that it has intentionally delayed the repair works of the damaged embankments of the state.

The third wave of flood has hit Assam and the CM said that the state government is doing its every bit to help the people of the Assam.

He said that even though COVID-19 pandemic has affected the relief work to a large extent, however, the government is also up to the task.

He added that the state government will leave no stone unturned to reach out to each and every flood-hit people of the state.


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