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Rajnath conducts aerial survey of flood hit areas

He took stock of the situation following heavy rain and floods that have left at least 20 persons dead

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Publish Date: Jul 30 2016 3:11PM | Updated Date: Jul 30 2016 3:11PM

Rajnath conducts aerial survey of flood hit areas

 Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who was in Guwahati  on Saturday to review the flood situation, went on an aerial survey of flood-affected areas along with Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonwal.

 
"Home Minister accompanied by CM Assam Sarbananda Sonwal and Jitendra Singh (DONER minister) conducting aerial survey of flood hit areas (in Assam)," the Home Minister's office (HMO) tweeted. 
 
"He will survey Morigaon, Nagaon  and Kaziranga. Home Minister will also meet the people affected by the Assam floods at Bhatgaon camp in Morigaon district," HHMO said in a tweet.
 
Singh left for Assam to take take stock of the situation following heavy rain and floods that have left at least 20 persons dead and over 17 lakh affected across the state's 21 districts.
 
Earlier in the morning, nion Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said he would be accompanying Singh during his visit to Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.
 
"Leaving with Rajnathji for Arunachal-Assam flood survey," Rijiju had mentioned in a tweet.