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IAF helicopter airlifts MP Home Minister Narottam Mishra from flood-hit village in Datia

Mishra got stuck in a flood-affected village of Datia district where he had gone to help stranded people.

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Datia Updated on: August 05, 2021 12:25 IST
IAF helicopter airlifts MP home minister from flood-hit
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IAF helicopter airlifts MP home minister from flood-hit village in Datia

Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra was among those airlifted by the Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters in flood-hit Datia district of Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday.

Mishra got stuck in a flood-affected village of Datia district where he had gone to help stranded people. Shivpuri, Sheopur, Gwalior and Datia are the districts hit by a flood in Madhya Pradesh.

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On August 3, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan had spoken to Prime Minister Narendra Modi who assured all possible help to the flood-hit state.

On August 4, Union Home Minister spoke to Chauhan and assured all possible help to the flood-affected state as well.

One column each of the Indian Army was deployed in flood-affected districts on August 3. Teams of the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) also conducted rescue operations across Shivpuri, Datia and Sheopur.

Earlier today, the Indian Air Force (IAF) rescued 7 people stranded on the roof of a temple in Datia. 

(With ANI inputs)

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