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[Watch] Odisha CM Surveys Flood-Affected Areas

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OB Bureau

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is conducting an aerial survey of the flood-affected areas of the state on Thursday afternoon.

Naveen, who took off from Bhubaneswar airport at 3.30 pm, is surveying the flood situation in Khurda, Puri, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur and Kendrapada districts.

Secretary to CM (5T) V K Pandian is accompanying him.

The CM is taking stock of the flood situation in the Mahanadi river’s delta region.

Earlier, the CM had asked officials to ensure “zero casualty” in the floods.

The floods have affected 12 districts, affecting more than 4.67 lakh people in 1,757 villages, as per preliminary assessment of the government. The districts are Angul, Bargarh, Boudh, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Kendrapada, Khurda, Nayagarh, Puri, Sambalpur and Subarnapur.

As many as 53,866 people have been evacuated so far from the flood-affected districts. More than 2.26 lakh people have been marooned in 425 villages.

OB Bureau

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