IMPHAL, July 19 - Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh has expressed grief at the loss of lives and destruction of property in the unprecedented flood under which the neighbouring State of Assam has been reeling.
In a letter to his Assam counterpart Sarbananda Sonowal, Biren Singh said: �I offer my condolences to you and all those affected by the calamity and wish for successful and smooth execution of the relief efforts.�
�I, on behalf of the people of Manipur, express our deepest condolences to the people of Assam, who have been affected by the unprecedented natural calamity. Manipur prays for early receding of water and speedy rehabilitation works. We stand by the people of Assam in these challenging times,� the Manipur Chief Minister added.