Accusing the BJP and Asom Gana Parishad of playing politics over flood and poaching of rhinos, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday announced that his government will bring out two white papers on flood relief.
Overall flood situation in Assam where 35 lakh people have been affected by the deluge on Saturday showed signs of improvement as water level of Brahmaputra river and its tributaries receded following cessation of rain.
Incessant rainfall in Assam has led to worsening of the flood situation in the state triggering fresh inundation and landslides in 23 districts that left 10 more dead, taking the toll in this wave of floods to 20.
Three minor girls were washed
away even as the flood situation in Assam eased today with the
water level of Brahmaputra maintaining a falling trend along
its course in 11 affected districts though Barak river was