Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday conducted an aerial survey of the flood-affected areas in Assam.
HM Rajnath Singh,Assam CM Sarbananda Sonwal & Union Minister Jitendra Singh conduct aerial survey of flood hit areas pic.twitter.com/YTvRR3H3uc
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Rajnath, accompanied by Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju and Minister for DoNER Jitendra Singh, took the stock of the situation in the districts of Nagaon and Morigaon besides the Kaziranga national park.
Flood situation in Assam has worsened with five more deaths taking the toll to 21 in the current deluge, while nearly 18 lakh people reeled under the impact.
In the current wave of flood, nearly 18 lakh people across 3,374 villages in 22 districts were hit.
The affected districts are Lakhimpur, Golaghat, Jorhat, Bongaigaon, Dhemaji, Barpeta, Goalpara, Dhubri, Darrang, Morigaon, Sonitpur, Nalbari, Sivasagar, Kokrajhar, Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, Biswanath, Kamrup Metropolitan, Chirang, Nagaon, Kamrup and South Kamrup.