Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken stock of the flood situation in Assam that has affected 21 districts of the state thus far. 

This was informed by Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday morning. 

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that PM Narendra Modi telephoned him on Tuesday morning and “enquired about flood situation”. 

CM Sarma also said that the Prime Minister has “assured all help to Assam to combat this menace (floods)”. 

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“Adarniya Pradhan Mantri @narendramodi ji telephoned today to enquire about flood situation & assured all help to Assam to combat this menace. Current flood has gravely impacted livelihoods of people. My gratitude to Adarniya Modi Ji for standing with us at this hour of crisis,” Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted. 

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Notably, the first wave of floods in Assam has turned critical with two persons dead and more than 3.63 lakh people in 21 districts being affected. 

On the other hand, with the flood situation in Assam deteriorating further, as many as 153 forest camps in Kaziranga National Park (KNP) are now reeling under water. 

However, no loss of human or animal lives have been reported from the Kaziranga National Park thus far. 

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