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Flood situation in Assam has improved

Assam:19/7/20: In Assam, the flood situation in the state has improved today. However, 25 lakh people are still reeling under the fury of floods in 25 districts.

The death toll due to floods has gone up to 84. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal visited Mayong revenue circle at Morigaon district today to assess the flood situation. He took a boat ride along with two ministers Keshab Mahanta and Pijush Hazarika.

Mr. Sonowal has also met people at relief camps. The Chief Minister said that relief measures are being taken by the government in a war footing manner.

Meanwhile, the Information and Public Relation Department of Assam detected a fake post in social media today which claimed that – the government has no funds to help people during floods and citizens could only help them.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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