Destruction in West Bengal due to Amphan cyclone, Indian army ready to help Mamata Banerjee government

Destruction in West Bengal due to Amphan cyclone, Indian army ready to help Mamata Banerjee government


New Delhi: The army has agreed to help West Bengal badly hit by the Amphan cyclone. In fact, the West Bengal government on Saturday assisted the army and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and National Disaster Response Force (SDRF) personnel to re-normalize the situation following the severe damage caused by the severe cyclonic storm ‘Amphan’. There was a demand to increase the deployment of.


The Indian Army said, “The Army will provide five columns to assist the Kolkata Municipal Administration at the request of the West Bengal government to deal with the crisis created by the Amfan cyclone.”

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee‘s government has also sought active support from the Indian Railways, Kolkata Port Trust, and private sectors to supply teams and equipment with the aim of normalizing the situation. Cyclonic storm ‘Amfan’ on Wednesday (20 May) caused devastation in many districts of South West Bengal and Kolkata.


In West Bengal, 85 people have lost their lives due to cyclone Amphan. After the cyclone severely affected public life, various administration officials are working to normalize the situation in different parts of the state. Lakhs of people became homeless, many houses were ruined, thousands of trees were uprooted, and submerged in the aftermath of the devastating cyclone Amfan in the state on Wednesday (20 May).

Mamata Banerjee asked not to send laborers special train till May 26

At the same time, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has asked the Ministry of Railways not to send workers special trains till May 26 in view of cyclone ‘Amphan’.

In a letter written on May 22 to Railway Board chief VK Yadav on behalf of the Chief Secretary of the state, Rajiv Sinha, it has been said that the state has been severely affected by the major cyclone ‘Amfan’ on May 20 and 21, which has caused severe damage to the infrastructure has happened.

This letter of the Bengal government said, “Since the district administration is busy in relief and rehabilitation work, it will not be possible to pay attention to special trains when they arrive here for the next few days.” Therefore it is requested that no trains be sent to West Bengal by 26 May.”

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