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Assam: Transport Minister becomes boatman to ferry man to hospital amidst floods

In a video, Assam Transport Minister, Parimal Suklabaidya is seen rowing a wooden boat across a flooded street to take a patient to the hospital. Many people can be seen walking around the boat with the water being knee-deep. The death toll due to floods in Assam since mid-May climbed to 108 on Thursday as seven more people lost their lives in the past 24 hours. Over 54 lakh people in 32 districts have been affected due to floods in the state.

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