PM Modi, Amit Shah monitoring flood situation in Chamoli

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Published: February 7,2021 03:36 PM
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February 7, 2021: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is monitoring the flood situation in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district in which as many as 150 people feared to be dead.

February 7, 2021: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is monitoring the flood situation in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district in which as many as 150 people feared to be dead.



"Am constantly monitoring the unfortunate situation in Uttarakhand. India stands with Uttarakhand & nation prays for everyone's safety there. Have been continuously speaking to senior authorities & getting updates on NDRF deployment, rescue work and relief operations," PM Modi tweeted on Sunday.



The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) informed that Prime Minister Modi spoke to Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat and other top officials and took stock of the situation.



"While in Assam, PM Narendra Modi reviewed the situation in Uttarakhand. He spoke to CM Trivendra Singh Rawat and other top officials. He took stock of rescue & relief work underway. Authorities are working to provide all possible support to the affected," said PMO.



Union Home Minister Amit Shah also spoke to Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat over the Chamoli flood situation and assured all possible help to the state.



"Regarding the natural disaster in Uttarakhand, I have spoken to CM Trivendra Singh Rawat, DGs of ITBP and NDRF. All officers concerned are working on a war footing to rescue people. NDRF teams have left for rescue operations. Every possible help will be provided to Devbhoomi," Shah said.



"Some more NDRF teams are being airlifted to Uttarakhand from Delhi. We are constantly monitoring the situation," he added.



Air Force and other disaster relief forces on standby.