CM Yogi Visits Flood Affected Areas, Assures Assistance In Rehabilitation


Lucknow: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, on Saturday visited areas in Eastern Uttar Pradesh that have been affected by floods.

Speaking to news agency, Adityanath said that relief and help will be provided to all the people. “If the hand pumps are working then we will put chlorine tablets in it. We have deployed teams that will continuously check the health of the people,” Yogi said on the relief that will be provided to the people.

He further said that medicines and other important items will also be provided to the people. The Chief Minister said, “People whose homes have been completely broken, we will make sure they are built back up,” further saying that, “the crops that have been destroyed, we will do a survey and provide necessary help.”

Adityanath further said that all the electricity bills will be forgiven and aid will be provided. “Both the State and the Central government are with the people. More than two dozen villages have become the victim of this flood,” he said.

Thanking the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team, Chief Minister Yogi said that he is grateful and would like to thank the team of NDRF that have done a “brilliant job” at this level.

Talking about the situation in the state, Yogi said, “10 to 15 feet of water is filled inside the village. Really glad that there was no death, people saved themselves and NDRF was there for all the help.” He added that his people are collecting the data on the damage done and soon will work on rectifying the same.

The eastern UP districts adjoining Nepal have been bombarded by continual rains and discharge of water in rivers with the district administration seeking help of Army in relief and rescue operations.