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Rahul Gandhi, Gogoi, Kalita on stock-taking visit to Medartary

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi visited Medartary on Wednesday two days after the tragic boat mishap claimed over 200 lives.

Accompanied by Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and APCC president Bhubneswar Kalita, the AICC general secretary took stock of the search operation. During his stock-taking visit, Gandhi talked conveyed his deep sympathies to the bereaved family members. He further instructed the authorities to expedite the search operation on the river Brahmaputra where over 200 people were believed to have met watery grave when an overloaded boat capsized on Monday.

Earlier, the AICC general secretary landed at the Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport at around 2 in the afternoon and left for Dhubri accompanied by Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi. The chief minister also reviewed the search operation before talking to some of the victims’ family members.

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