The daughter of late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, lamented that Modi was silent on peoples' suffering during perennial floods.
The Assam government adopted the policy of 'Ruthless Quarantine with A Human Heart' as nearly 30 lakh people underwent both institutional and home isolation.
As some work of the updation of NRC involving the verification of documents of applicants is yet to be completed, NRC authorities were not sure about meeting the deadline.
Thirty-seven more persons perished in flood-hit Bihar, where over 1.46 crore people are still affected.
No fresh deaths due to the deluge were reported and the toll stood at 70, an ASDMA report said.
According to a report by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, three died in Dhubri, while two lives were lost in Morigaon.
Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi has always maintained that erosion is Assam’s greater problem, not floods.
Starting even before the monsoon, the Brahmaputra and 100 of its tributaries have breached their banks in the last 10 weeks.
Prime Minister Modi announces a package of Rs 2,350 crore for five flood-ravaged states in India’s oft-forgotten corner.
He also announced Rs 50,000 each for those seriously injured in the floods in the two states, the Prime Minister's Office said.
Flood-besieged animals fall prey to tribesmen in Karbi Anglong who hunt them for meat.