Ballia, 14th August: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who came to take stock of the flood situation in Ballia, rendered a message to the administration and public representatives to get involved on a war footing in providing help to every flood victim.
The Chief Minister said that the Central and state governments are standing with every needy round the clock.
Chief Minister Yogi reviewed the flood situation with the administration and officials after distributing relief packets to flood victims in Maldepur after aerial survey. During the media briefing also, he directed the officials to extend all help to every flood victim.
Under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKAY), food grains have been distributed to fifteen crore people so far.
Now the flood victims are being given lye, gram, jaggery, salt, matches and tarpaulin etc. The Chief Minister appealed that the needy should get involved without discrimination.
Prior to this, Chief Minister Yogi conducted an aerial survey of the flood-affected areas. After seeing the situation from the villages of Sadar Tehsil to the area of the most affected Bairia, the Chief Minister stepped on the land of Ballia with a delay of about an hour from the scheduled time.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath landed at the helipad built in Deoria Kala village near the city. From here the Chief Minister reached the Naga Ji Saraswati Vidya Mandir in Maldepur, adjacent to the city where he distributed relief material among the flood victims.
After this, the Chief Minister also reviewed with the public representatives and officials.
On this occasion, Minister of State Upendra Tiwari, Minister of State Anand Swaroop Shukla, MLA Surendra Singh, MLA Sanjay Yadav, MLA Dhananjay Kannojia, DM Aditi Singh, SP Rajkaran Nayyar, CDO Praveen Maurya, ADM Ramasare, City Magistrate Nagendra Singh were present.
The road leading to Maldepur remained sealed for three hours
Chief Minister Yogi was to come to the Naga Ji Saraswati Vidya Mandir in Maldepur at 11:40. About an hour before this, the road leading to Maldepur was sealed. Barricades were put in place from place to place from Chittu Pandey intersection and Maldepur turn to the venue. People were not even allowed to go on foot. Due to this, the common people passing through NH 31 had to face a lot of problems.