Kolkata: As the flood situation triggered by heavy rains is deteriorating with time West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee stayed awake at Nabanna and monitored the situation herself. Mamata had earlier directed all responsible officers spent the Sunday night in Nabaana to coordinate the relief and recue works.
The CM had also directed Kolkata Mayor Shovan Chatterjee to monitor the situation in flooded Kolkata. Shovan too spent the Sunday night at the municipal corporation monitoring the situation.
The CM said that government officials will continue to monitor the situation in the next 24 hours and the help line number 1070 will be open.
So far 50 people have died due to the torrential rain and flood in West Bengal, with the southern part taking the worst blow. Army has been roped in to help in relief and rescue works. The flood