Death of one in Guwahati floods, death toll rises to 7.
Guwahati/ 22nd June’2017 (Prag News Desk): Deeply saddened over the death of one Dulal Malakar in Guwahati fresh floods on Thursday, CM Sonowal has directed the SDRF, Assam Police & Dist Admin to physically inspect the flash flood prone areas to identify and plug the loopholes.
He further announced release ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh from SDRF & Rs 2.5 lakh from APDCL to the next kith & kin of victim.
Chief Minister directed the Govt officials to submit the report within 7 days that will include roping in NGOs into confidence regarding the matter.
DC, Kamrup(M) is also instructed to have meetings with all civic bodies to chalk out new measures to prevent such unfortunate incidents.