Modi assures help to flood-hit states

New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday assured total support in the rescue and relief operations in the flood-affected states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.

Praying for the safety and well-being of those affected by floods, the Prime Minister hoped that the situation in the affected areas would normalise at the earliest, a statement said.

“I pray for the safety and well-being of those in areas affected by floods in parts Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh,” Modi said.

The Prime Minister said Home Minister Rajnath Singh is “closely monitoring the situation”.

“He (Rajnath Singh) has spoken to the chief ministers and taken stock of rescue and relief operations. Centre assures total support in the rescue and relief operations. I hope the situation in the affected areas normalises at the earliest,” the Prime Minister said.

–IANS

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