Minister Brahma Visited Flood Affected Citizens In Chirang

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KOKRAJHAR, AUG 19: As many as 113 families consisting of 538 members have been pushed to take shelter makeshift camps due to heavy flood in Sisubari village and Udalguri LP school relief camp in Chirang district.

A strong wave of flood waters from Aie river and Kanamakra river have been hitting the common masses in their leading life and eroded the nearby residents along the rivers.

The flood affected peoples have to displace to the safety places who are include children, pregnant women, elderly and the sick.

On Thursday, Assam cabinet minister Urkhao Gwra Brahma, Sidli MLA Jayanta Basumatary and UPPL working president Rwngwra Narzary visited the relief camps along the flood affected areas in Chirang district.

Minister Brahma and MLA Basumatary have extensively interacted with the affected and learnt their problems and promised immediate solution into the flood erosion and affected.

Interacting with the media persons, the cabinet minister, Brahma who is also the Guardian Minister of Chirang district briefed and said that the state government has so far given an instructed the District Disaster Management Authority to take special attention to maintain the safety security and dignity of women and children.

“We have instructed the District Disaster Management Authority to take special attention to maintain the safety security and dignity of women and children, medicines for sick and elderly, milk for children, adequate food, potable drinking water and sanitation facilities,” Brahma said.

He said that the heavy monsoon in the region and excess rain water draining from Bhutan has inundated several villages in the area of Chirang district extremely northerners part. He said that district administration and concern authorities are taking strong interest to make necessary measures against the ongoing flood situations.

Sidli MLA Jayanta Basumatary said, “We will take up the matter with the State Government for adequate compensation for relief and rehabilitation most urgently.”

UPPL leader Rwngwra Narzary said that the state government and chief minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma has been monitoring the flood affected situation across the state including Chirang district.He said that the BTC administration and state government have so far instructed district administration and concern authorities for the early steps against the river flood and erosions.

“As reiterated by the chief minister of Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma, in his policy document to make Assam flood free. We cannot neglect this region. Valuable loss of lives, property and cattle needs to be curtailed’, Narzary added.