PM Modi to undertake aerial surveys of cyclone-hit West Bengal, Odisha today- right here`s full schedule


New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will likely be visiting the Cyclone Amphan hit areas in West Bengal and Odisha on Friday (May 22, 2020) days after the tremendous cyclone wrecked havoc within the two states.

He will likely be visiting Bengal within the morning after which will go away for Odisha by afternoon.

Here’s PM Modi’s schedule for West Bengal:
10:45am Arrival at Kolkata airport
10:50am Will avail helicopter to Basirhat/aerial survey
11:20am To attend assembly at Basirhat with state officers
12:50pm Departure for Kolkata
1:20pm Arrival at Kolkata airport
1:30pm Departure for Bhubaneswar

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) had knowledgeable on Thursday that PM Modi will likely be travelling to the cyclone hit areas and take inventory of the scenario. He will conduct aerial surveys and participate in evaluate conferences, the place aid and rehabilitation measures will likely be mentioned.

PM Modi had expressed his solidarity with West Bengal calling it a ‘difficult hour’. He provided condolences on the lack of lives and added that efforts are on to make sure normalcy in restored within the space quickly.

Taking to Twitter, PM Modi stated, “Have been seeing visuals from West Bengal on the devastation caused by Cyclone Amphan. In this challenging hour, the entire nation stands in solidarity with West Bengal. Praying for the well-being of the people of the state. Efforts are on to ensure normalcy.”

The cyclone has left at the least 72 folks lifeless in its wake and and has rendered hundreds homeless in West Bengal and Odisha. The heavy rains and water logging swamped low-lying areas whereas gusty squal like winds broken energy and telecom infrastructure in a number of coastal districts.