CM to undertake aerial survey of cyclone-affected South

DN Bureau

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday cancelled a scheduled administrative meeting here to make an aerial survey of the cyclone-affected areas in South 24 Parganas district.

A visual of cyclone-affected areas
A visual of cyclone-affected areas

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday cancelled a scheduled administrative meeting here to make an aerial survey of the cyclone-affected areas in South 24 Parganas district, a senior official said.

Besides cancelling the meeting with officials at the state secretariat here, Banerjee has also postponed her visit to North Bengal on Tuesday, the official said.

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"The chief minister will make an aerial survey of the affected areas around Namkhana and Bakkhali. After that she will also chair a meeting at Kakdwip with the administration to review relief and rehabilitation arrangements in the cyclone-affected areas," the official said.

As many as 10 people have lost their lives and at least 2.73 lakh families affected in the state due to Cyclone 'Bulbul'.

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The chief minister might also visit the affected areas of Basirhat in North 24-Parganas on Wednesday, the official said. (PTI)













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