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Rajnath Singh to visit flood-hit UP areas on Friday

IANS | Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 17:50

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh will on Friday visit the flood-hit areas of eastern Uttar Pradesh to review the situation, officials said.

Home ministry officials said the minister will visit Gorakhpur to review the flood situation.
Rajnath Singh is scheduled to meet local officials and will also do an aerial survey of the affected areas.

Flood water from the Rapti river entered eight villages in Deoria district and also affected several other areas in the Gorakhpur-Basti zone on Tuesday.

First Published: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 17:50

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