Two million stranded

A villager paddles a banana raft through flood water at the flood affected area of Mayong village, in the northeastern state of Assam, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO00000019" title="India" href="/topic/international/india-PLGEO00000019.topic">India</a>.  A flood-swamped Indian state desperately sought military's help even as the number of people stranded rose to nearly two million with more villages now submerged.

( AFP/Getty Images / September 25, 2012 )

A villager paddles a banana raft through flood water at the flood affected area of Mayong village, in the northeastern state of Assam, India. A flood-swamped Indian state desperately sought military's help even as the number of people stranded rose to nearly two million with more villages now submerged.

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