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People move to safer place in a boat after floodwater enters the town in Assam’s Dibrugarh on Thursday(ANI Photo)

Toll in flood-hit districts of Assam rises to 13, nearly 1.89 lakh people affected

Guwahati | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 10:25 AM IST
The number of flood-hit people in Dhemaji, Jorhat, Majuli, Sivasagar and Dibrugarh districts was 38,000 on Wednesday, while the swirling floodwaters entered Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Golaghat and Tinsukia districts, raising the figure to 1.89 lakh on Thursday.
Villagers travel on a boat through flood waters in Murkata village of Morigoan district in Assam. Barpeta in lower Assam and Dhemaji in Upper Assam are among the worst affected.(BIJU BORO/AFP.)
Villagers travel on a boat through flood waters in Murkata village of Morigoan district in Assam. Barpeta in lower Assam and Dhemaji in Upper Assam are among the worst affected.(BIJU BORO/AFP.)

7 dead, 1.4 million marooned in Assam as flood situation takes turn for worse

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Sadiq Naqvi
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2019 06:58 AM IST
Almost all the rivers, including the Brahmaputra, Burhidihing, Dhansiri, Desang, Jia Bharali, Kopili, Puthimari, Beki, Katakhal and Kushiyara are in spate and flowing over the danger mark at several places in the state.
Pradan Baruah of the BJP is the sitting MP from Lakhimpur after he won the bye-election in 2016.(Lok Sabha Photo)
Pradan Baruah of the BJP is the sitting MP from Lakhimpur after he won the bye-election in 2016.(Lok Sabha Photo)

Lok Sabha election 2019: BJP hopes to retain Assam’s Lakhimpur seat

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2019 03:27 PM IST
The BJP which won the Lakhimpur Lok Sabha seat in 2014, retained it in the bye-elction in 2016.
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