Assam: In tragic boat accident, that happened inside the Brahmaputra river near Nimatighat in Jorhat district, two boats collided head on, leaving many people missing.
According to reports, nearly 100 people were on board the two boats that collided. One boat was heading from Majuli to Nimatighat, while the other boat was heading in the opposite direction.
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Bishwasarma has expressed regret over the boat accident. He also directed the Majuli and Jorhat district administrations to continue the rescue operation with the help of NDRF and SDRF. The Chief Minister has directed his Chief Secretary Sameer Sinha to continue to be involved in the incident. The Chief Minister will arrive in Majuli tomorrow.