New Delhi, Jul 31 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced Rs 2 lakh each for the next of kin of those who lost their lives in the floods in Assam, a day ahead of his visit to the state where he will review the situation of deluge prevailing in the entire north east.

He also announced Rs 50,000 each for those seriously injured in the floods in the state, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said.

“Tomorrow, PM @narendramodi will be in Assam, where he will review the situation arising due to floods and the relief work,” the PMO tweeted.

He will chair a series of high level meetings to review the flood situation, and the relief operations in the North Eastern States, particularly in the states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Manipur, the PMO said.

Chief Ministers and senior officials from these states are expected to be present at the meetings, it added.

Earlier, the prime minister announced Rs 2 lakh each for the next of kin of those who lost their lives in the floods in Rajasthan as well.

He also sanctioned Rs 50,000 each for those seriously injured in the floods in Rajasthan.

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