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Passports damaged in Kerala floods to be replaced for free

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

(EAM) on Sunday announced that all the passports damaged due to the floods in will be replaced free of cost.

"There are unprecedented floods in causing huge damage. We've decided that as the situation becomes normal, passports damaged on account of floods shall be replaced free of charge. Please contact the concerned Passport Kendras," tweeted.

Earlier in the day, Rajnath Singh, along with Chief Minister and KJ Alphons undertook an aerial survey of the flood-affected regions in the state.

Vijayan confirmed the death of 33 people in the flood, while six others are missing in rain-related incidents in the state.

To help the state cope with the flood situation, from at Idukki has launched Operation Sahyog, which is coordinated by the Indian Army's and Kerala sub-area, headquartered at

floods due to incessant rains have wreaked havoc in several districts of the state. In the past few days, normal life in many parts has been disrupted.

The areas which were worst hit are Kannur, Wayanad, Kozhikode, Idukki, and Mallapuram districts.

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First Published: Sun, August 12 2018. 19:33 IST