National Disaster Response Force personnel have been pressed into service to trace the missing persons, official sources said.
The search and rescue operations are now underway with two teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) with 35 members each deployed at the spot, along with a 90-member team of State Disaster Response Force (SDRF).
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Proper record-keeping is rare on the many ferries that work the Godavari, making it hard to know how many people were on the boat. East Godavari district collector Karthikeya Misra has rushed to the spot.
Boat operator Khaja surrendered before police in Devipatnam.
The boat, which sailed from Kondamodalu, was on its way Rajamahendravaram.
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Writing on her Twitter page on Tuesday (15 May), she wrote: "We never try to cause harm or had bad intentions with the song". Last Friday, singer Hayley Kiyoko , who is openly gay, took to social media to call the tune "tone-deaf" and "dangerous".
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and Deputy Chief Minister (Home) N China Rajappa spoke to East Godavari district officials over phone and enquired about the incident. Survivors are saying that the boat got caught in high speed winds and heavy rain and when the driver tried to steer it towards the shore it tilted to one side suddenly and went down.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his anguish over the incident on Twitter.
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