Rahul Gandhi visits flood-hit areas in Assam, promises victims to raise the issue in Parliament

New Delhi, Aug 3 : Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday visited flood-affected areas of Assam, met the victims and promised to the issue  raise in Parliament.

Speaking to the victims, he said i thought of meeting you all so came here to see how much loss has been taken place and assist (Maine socha ki aap sab ke beech aakar dekhun ki kya nuksaan hua aur madad karun. Hum flood ka mudda Parliament mein uthayenge), news agency ANI reported.

Rahul further stated its your right to get compensation and if needed Congress will fight for you all on your behalf (Apka hak banta hai, apko compensation milna chahiye, aapki ladai hum ladenge).

His visit comes a days after when Prime Minister Narendra Modi went there.

Modi announced Rs 2,000 crore for the northeastern states to deal with havoc caused by floods that have killed 76 persons in Assam and affected millions.

Gandhi will go to Jalore in Rajasthan and Dhanera in Gujarat on Friday.

Wefornews Bureau

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