Taking stock of the situation, PM Modi tweeted, "Spoke to Rajnath ji, who is in Assam, on the situation arising due to the earthquake & asked him to oversee the situation."

PM Modi also spoke to the Chief Ministers of Assam , Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur to assure the present condition of the states. "Had a telephone conversation with Assam CM Shri Tarun Gogoi on the earthquake in the state & the region," PM tweeted.

I another tweet, Prime Minister Modi said, "Spoke to Arunachal Pradesh CM Shri Nabam Tuki on the situation arising in the wake of the earthquake."

The earthquake hit Northeast India during early morning while reports suggest of after shocks hours after the massive earthquake.

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