New Delhi, Jul 23: Union Home Minister Amit Shah spoke to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday and took stock of the situation arising due to heavy rains and landslides in Raigad, where at least 30 people have lost their lives.
Shah said the Centre is extending all possible help to the Maharashtra government to deal with the emerging situation in the state. Maharashtra Rains: Landslides Occur in Raigad's Talai Village, 35 Killed.
"The accident that occurred due to heavy rains and landslides in Raigad, Maharashtra, is unfortunate. In this regard, I have spoken to Chief Minister Shri Uddhav Thackeray and DG @NDRFHQ. NDRF teams are engaged in relief and rescue operations. The central government is providing all possible help there to save the lives of people," he said in a tweet in Hindi.
महाराष्ट्र के रायगढ़ में भारी बारिश व भूस्खलन के कारण हुआ हादसा अत्यंत दुःखद है। इस संबंध में मैंने मुख्यमंत्री श्री उद्धव ठाकरे और DG @NDRFHQ से बात की है। NDRF की टामें राहत व बचाव कार्यों में जुटी हुई हैं। केंद्र सरकार लोगों की जान बचाने के लिए वहाँ हर सम्भव मदद पहुँचा रही है।
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) July 23, 2021
At least 30 people have died in a landslide near a village in the coastal Raigad district of Maharashtra, police said. The toll in the incident near Talai village in Mahad tehsil is likely to rise, they added.