Union Home Minister reviews the Flood Situation in Karnataka and Maharashtra by undertaking an Aerial Survey

Union Minister for Home Affairs, Shri Amit Shah undertook an aerial survey of flood affected areas of Belgavi district of Karnataka and Sangli & Kolhapur of Maharashtra today.

Shri Shah was accompanied by the CM, Karnataka, Shri B.S. Yediyurappa, Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Coal and Mines, Shri Prahlad Joshi, Minister of State for Railways, Shri Suresh Angadi, Member of Parliament, Shri Prabhakar Kore, Local MLA , MLC and officers of the State Government.

Thereafter, the Home Minister held a meeting at the Belagavi Aiport to review the flood situation in the Karnataka State. A presentation was made by the state government officers depicting the extent of damage and the rescue measures taken, including the NDRF teams deployed.

Shri Shah also enquired about the further forecast and was informed that further rain was not expected in that area and adjoining areas of Maharashtra in the next 2-3 days and the situation is likely to improve.