New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today praised the Odisha Government in tackling the cyclone Amphan.
In his monthly ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme, Modi praised the evacuation and rehabilitation measures of Odisha during the natural disaster.
The PM said, “During the last few weeks, we have seen the havoc wreaked by Cyclone Amphan in West Bengal and Odisha. Many houses were razed by the storm. Farmers also suffered heavy losses. I went to take stock of the situation last week in Odisha and West Bengal. The courage and bravery with which the people of West Bengal and Odisha have faced the ordeal is commendable. In this hour of crisis, the country also stands in unison with the people of these two states in every manner whatsoever”.
He also said that India’s eastern region has the potential to become country’s growth engine.