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Rajnath Re-tweets, Ensures Help to Odisha, Andhra Pradesh

Published: 13th October 2014 06:04 AM  |   Last Updated: 13th October 2014 06:04 AM   |  A+A-

BHUBANESWAR : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday reiterated the Centre’s support to the chief ministers of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh to face any situation arising out of the cyclonic storm Hud Hud.

Singh’s tweets on Sunday read, “Had telephonic conversations with the CMs (chief ministers) of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh this (Sunday) morning. They briefed me about the situation on the ground”.

“I assured both the CMs of full cooperation from the Centre (Central government) and all possible assistance to face any emergent situation post Hud Hud’s landfall,” he said in another tweet.

Meanwhile, after reviewing the situation at a high-level meeting Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said about 1.68 lakh people have been evacuated and the State administration is prepared to face any eventuality.

“The cyclone had its impact in Ganjam, Gajapati, Koraput, Puri, Kalahandi and Kendrapara districts,” Naveen said.

The Chief Minister directed officials to continue the evacuation of people from vulnerable areas as the complete impact of the cyclone would be felt some hours after the landfall.

The affected people have been accommodated in 604 shelter homes, the Chief Minister said and added that the State Government is prepared to face the situation caused by the cyclone and possible floods thereafter.

The Chief Minister also inquired about the water reservoir positions at different places particularly in southern districts where the cyclone Hud Hud had its maximum impact.


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