Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday spoke to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on the current flood situation in Bihar.
Speaking over the phone this evening, the Chief Minister offered all possible help to the Bihar government in its efforts to manage the floods.
At least 55 people died so far in the relentless rains and deluge that took place between September 27 and 30 in Bihar.
The districts hit by the disaster were Patna, Bhojpur, Bhagalpur, Khagaria, Samastipur, Begusarai, Lakhisarai and Vaishali situated on either side of the Ganga.
Besides, Arwal, Nawada and Nalanda in
the Magadh region and Darbhanga and Katihar in Mithila have been affected by
the Bihar floods.