New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spoken to the Chief Ministers of Maharashtra and Karnataka affected by heavy rains on Friday (16 October). PM Narendra Modi has spoken on the phone to CM Uddhav Thackeray of Maharashtra and BS Yeddyurappa of CM of Karnataka. PM Modi has assured all possible help to the Chief Ministers of both the states. The rains in both Maharashtra and Karnataka have caused havoc. So far 28 people have died in Maharashtra due to rain. While many parts of Karnataka have been flooded due to continuous rains.
What did PM Modi talk to CM Yeddyurappa?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given information by tweeting on Friday evening that he has spoken to Yeddyurappa and Thackeray. PM Modi tweeted, spoke to CM BS Yeddyurappa on rain and flood situation in different parts of Karnataka. We stand in solidarity with our sisters and brothers in flood-affected Karnataka. All assistance is being assured by the Center in rescue and relief operations.
What did PM Modi talk to CM Uddhav Thackeray?
In another tweet, PM Modi wrote, talked to CM Uddhav Thackeray of Maharashtra about the situation arising due to floods and heavy rains in some parts of the state. PM Modi told Uddhav Thackeray, My thoughts and prayers are with those sisters and brothers who are affected by the rain. The Center is ready to extend its support in the ongoing rescue and relief operations.
Maharashtra and Karnataka are in a bad state due to rain
Nearly two and a half thousand houses have been damaged in heavy rains and subsequent floods in several districts of western Maharashtra. A lot of crops have been ruined in the state. 28 people have lost their lives due to heavy rains in Maharashtra. Of which 14 died in Solapur, four in Pune, nine in Sangli and one in Satara.
Talking about Karnataka, the northern areas of the state have been flooded for the last two months. Due to which people have faced a lot of problems.
PM Modi had also previously spoken to Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy. Both states were assured of all possible help.