PM to visit cyclone-stricken areas of Odisha on Monday

BHUBANESWAR: Premier Narendra Modi Is Scheduled To Visit Ruined Districts In Odisha On Monday To Balance The Situation, Officials Said Sunday.

The Premier Arrives At The Biju Patnaik International Airport In The City And Performs An Aerial View Of The Cyclone Situation In The Puri, Khurda, Cuttack, Jajpur, Bhadrak And Balasore Districts, They Said.

After Returning From The Aerial Photo Survey, The Premier Will Assess The Assistance And Restoration Of Government Officials At The Airport Itself.

The Prime Minister Had Previously Spoken By Telephone With Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal And Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik And Insured All Possible Help From The Center For Odisha.

The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC), Led By Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha, Previously Reviewed Aid Measures In Affected Areas Of Odisha, West Bengal Andhra Pradesh .

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Who Undertook A Visit To The Cyclone-hit Areas Of, Stated That The Prime Minister Said To Provide All Help For Relief And Restoration Of Affected People.

The Death Toll In Cyclone Fani Rose To 29 On Sunday, Two Days After The Extremely Severe Storm Barreled Through Coastal Odisha, Causing Widespread Destruction And Leaving Hundreds Of Grappling With Water Shortage And Power Cuts.