LAKHIMPUR: NEEPCO temporarily stopped the discharge of excess water from Ranganadi Hydro Electric Plant (RHEP) on Wednesday. Notably, the hydroelectric power generating organization had been continuously releasing the excess water from the catchment area of RHEP, located at Yazali in Arunachal Pradesh, since June 5 till day. During the second time of the year, while discharging the water, RHEP authority discharged 605.25 cumecs of excess water from the dam through the RHEP Radial Gate till 5.00 pm on June 5, rapid surge of which swept away the Gobarishali and Panch Noi area connecting bamboo bridge, affecting the communication of the people living in these two areas. The people living under larger Panch Noi area are still water trapped due to the breach of the bamboo bridge and are facing many problems.
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