Over 2.5 lakh residents of Patna, who have been severely affected by the floods following incessant rain for last four days, are now facing the threat of water-borne diseases.
Patna witnessed no rainfall in the last 48 hours and bright sunshine encouraged the marooned people to venture out of their houses to carry on with their daily lives with restoration work now in full
Sewerage development, smart lighting, transports, decongestion, seamless mobility and other projects come under Smart city mission.
BJP MP Ram Kripal Yadav falls into flood-water after boat capsizes, rescued by locals in rain-hit Patna
The incident took place when Yadav was in Ramnibigha village to take stock of the situation. He was rescued by the locals.
Interacting with scores of stranded residents, he assured them to not get tensed, as the government was undertaking all-out efforts to overcome waterlogging.
Bihar rains: Air India waives off penalties on cancellation for flights to and from Patna till Oct 3
All applicable penalties of re-issuance, date change, no-show, and cancellation and refund charges for travel for both domestic as well as international flights have been waived off.
NDRF also said normal life has been disrupted in the capital city and adjoining areas like Rajendra Nagar, Kankar Bagh, Patrakar Nagar, Hanuman Nagar and Malahi Pakri, among others.
The National and State Disaster Response Forces bailed out Modi, along with his family, by towing them away on a boat.