Guwahati, July 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Assam on August 1 to take stock of the damage caused by floods in the state. Also Read - Watch: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Dances 'Jhumur' With Young Performers in Assam

The Prime Minister’s Office on Saturday confirmed this to Assam Chief Minister Sarbanada Sonowal, a statement issued by the Chief Minister’s office here said. Also Read - Assam Assembly Election 2021: Check Voting Date In Your Constituency And Full Schedule

Modi has already announced an ex gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the next of kin of the deceased in the floods that ravaged the state and Rs 50,000 to the critically injured. Also Read - Tezpur University Hiring For Assistant Professor, Associate Professor Posts: Check Salary, Steps to Apply, Registration Date Here

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