Guwahati: Floods wreak havoc in Assam Thousands of people have been displaced in this situation. Similarly, sick people suffer the most. There is no road to reach the hospital for treatment. Meanwhile, a video is currently going viral, showing Assam Transport Minister Parimal Suklabaidya himself driving a boat and taking a patient through floodwaters to a hospital.
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According to NDTV, the Brahmaputra and Barak rivers, along with their tributaries, overflow in most of the flood-hit districts of Assam. Out of the total 35 districts in the state, most of the 32 districts have gone under water. Under such circumstances, Assam Transport Minister Parimal Suklabaidya became a boat driver for a patient. The patient, who was on dialysis, was taken to the hospital by Suklabaidya in a small boat.
Currently, flood waters have receded in some parts of the state. The video shows several people knee-deep in the water near the boat. Transport Minister Parimal Suklabaidya is currently stationed at Silchar, Kachar. He is monitoring the situation in the Barak Valley with local MLAs and senior officials. According to officials, the situation in Assam is critical and 45.34 lakh people in 30 districts are still affected by the floods. The worst-affected Barpeta district has 10,32,561 people affected by the floods.
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