Sunil Chhetri urges Flood-hit Assam needs our attention and assistance

Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri on Friday said flood-hit Assam needs immediate attention and assistance as it battles loss of lives and displacement of people in many of its submerged districts.

18th July 2020 | 12:38 PM (IST)
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Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri on Friday said the flood-hit northeastern territory of Assam needs prompt consideration and help as it fights loss of lives and relocation of individuals in a large number of its lowered locale.

The floods have so far claimed more than 70 lives and dislodged almost 40 lakh individuals in 26 regions of the state.

Almost 90 percent of the Kaziranga National Park is purportedly lowered.

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Trying to cause the country to notice the fiasco that has hit the state in the midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Chhetri composed on his Twitter handle, "Alongside the petitions, Assam needs however much consideration and helpful as could be expected to recoup from the floods it is under.

"There's been significant death toll - both man and creature and I can just genuinely trust that the numbers don't rise."

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The talismanic footballer is one of the first from the wearing crew to raise worries around the floods in Assam.

Floods are a repetitive component during the Monsoons in Assam and have asserted numerous carries on within the course of the last numerous years as the administration - at various times - the battle to discover approaches to control the seething waters and cut down the loss of life.

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18th July 2020 | 12:38 PM (IST)
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