Assam CM Sarma Expresses Deep Concern Over Majuli Ferry Accident


Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa expressed deep concern over the tragic boat accident at Majuli and directed the District Administration of Majuli & Jorhat districts to undertake rescue mission expeditiously with the help of NDRF & SDRF.

CM Sarma also directed Minister Bimal Bora to immediately travel to Majuli for taking stock of the situation. He asked Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Samir Kumar Sinha to monitor the developments round-the-clock.

Taking to his Twitter CM Sarma wrote, “I am pained at the tragic boat accident near Nimati Ghat, Jorhat. Directed Majuli & Jorhat admin to undertake rescue mission expeditiously with help of @NDRFHQ & SDRF. Advising Min @BimalBorahbjp to immediately rush to the accident site. I’ll also visit Nimati Ghat tomorrow.”


The Chief Minister also added that he will visit Majuli tomorrow for evaluating the situation.