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Central Team Visits State’s Flood-Ravaged Areas

Central Team Visits State’s Flood-Ravaged Areas

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  24 Feb 2019 2:20 AM GMT

GUWAHATI: An Inter-Ministerial team of Government of India visited the flood-affected districts of the state from February 21 to 23, 2019. The team visited flood affected areas of Golaghat, Lakhimpur, Karimganj, Hailakandi and Cachar districts for an on-the-spot assessment of the situation in the wake of floods in 2018 in the state.

The team visited the breached sites at Nikori and erosion affected areas of Bokakhat sub-division and the site of the Sambhuram Miri ME School, which was severely damaged during the last flood in Golaghat district. Further, the team also visited the bank erosion site of Ghancharai, breached point of Singra and other flood damaged areas of Lakhimpur district. In Karimganj district, the team visited the Indo-Bangladesh border areas of Sutarkandi, Lakshmi Bazar and adjacent areas. Again in Cachar district, the team visited the erosion prone areas of Rajatilla-Horitikor, Shib-bari and Tarapur, where the PWD road was severely damaged during the last flood season, a press release stated.

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