Bhopal: July 9, 2016 (Muslim Saleem): Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan undertook visits from 4 pm to take stock of situation of heavy rains in the state capital Bhopal. Walking on foot in inundated localities, the Chief Minister met affected people and assured assistance to them.
First the Chief Minister visited Pul Patra nullah area near the railway station. Talking to affected people, he said that all necessary assistance would be given to them. Via Coach Factory road, Chandbad, Khushipura and Ashoka Garden, the Chief Minister reached the slum near Aashima Mall. People informed that difficulties were caused due to sudden heavy rains in the night.
The Chief Minister visited affected houses in Bagh Mugaliya. On affected people’s demand, he said that presently food packets will be provided to them. Temporary shelter will also be arranged. Survey of property loss will be conducted and relief will be provided to affected people.
Shri Chouhan said that in view of forecast of heavy rains in next some hours, it is most important to keep lives safe. Survey of loss of goods will be conducted and relief provided. He said that some localities of Bhopal have been inundated due to heavy rains. Some people have been rescued by boats. Administration is fully engaged in relief and rescue operations.
The Chief Minister was accompanied by Minister of state for Cooperatives Shri Vishwas Sarang. MP Shri Alok Sanjar, Collector Bhopal Shri Nishant Warwade, Municipal Commissioner Smt. Chhavi Bhardwaj and administrative staff.