By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, June 28: The AGP today lamented the negligence of the State and Central government to provide adequate relief to the deluge-hit people in the 23 districts of Assam. A total of 30 people have lost their lives in flood in the recent weeks. “At a time when the people are reeling under the impact of the overflowing waters of Brahmaputra and its tributaries, the Chief minister’s tour to the United States is highly unfortunate,” said AGP General Secretary Durgadas Boro. Although the Chief Minister has instructed all members of his cabinet to travel to the flood torn districts, barring two, none of them have deemed it important to make an appearance in these districts to take stock of the situation. “The MLAs of the respective districts and the ministers have failed to understand the magnitude of the flood situation,” said the AGP general secretary. “Without the Chief minister to lead the government at such times of crisis, the administration is like an parentless organ.” Boro added. Meanwhile, several people are now taken ill after the outbreak of Japanese encephalitis and diarrhea in the flood affected districts. “The Government should stop neglecting the people of Assam,” he said. Meanwhile, Asom Yuba Parishad’s Publicity secretary Angshuman Dutta also blamed the government for its failure to arrive a at permanent solution to the flood problems.