Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government to declare Bihar floods as a national calamity and sought a financial assistance of Rs 10,000 for the state. “We request the Modi government to declare flood and drought in Bihar as a national calamity and sanction a package of Rs 10,000 crore for the state as soon as possible,” Tejashwi Yadav, also Leader of Opposition in the State Assembly, said. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had on Friday reviewed relief operations for flood-affected people in the state at a high-level meeting held in the Secretariat. Get Breaking news, live coverage, and Latest News from India and around the world on NDTV. Catch all the Live TV action on NDTV 24×7 and NDTV India.
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