Ravi Shankar Prasad visits flood-affected areas in Patna

Last Updated: Tue, Oct 01, 2019 21:37 hrs

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in flood-affected areas in Patna. (Photo/ANI)

Patna: Union Minister and Patna Sahib MP Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday visited the flood-affected areas in Patna and reviewed the situation.
According to the Bihar State Disaster Management Authority, 40 people have died in the state due to floods so far.

The Indian Air Force helicopters are dropping relief material to the flood-affected areas of the state.
Five teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been deployed in Rajendra Nagar and Kankarbagh areas of Patna to assist people facing difficulties.

Meanwhile, Twitterati have been sharing helpline numbers:

Another user tweeted:

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had on Sunday afternoon visited the severely flooded areas of the state capital and issued necessary instructions to the officials for resolving the issue.