Dibrugarh: Assam Branch Indian Tea Association (ABITA) Zone 1, in collaboration with the district administration, organized a relief camp at Lezai Gaon Panchayat under West Revenue Circle of Dibrugarh district on July 29.
The camp was held in Lezai Higher Secondary School for the residents of Jaguban, Lezai 1 no. Gaon, 2 no. Dewanbari Koibrata Gaon and Singi Bill which had been severely affected by the recent floods.
Nearly 300 households benefited from the relief camp. Rice, dal, mustard oil, salt, biscuits, garments, water bottles, potatoes, onions and other food items to the flood-affected and needy people. The relief materials were donated by the management, staff and workers of Tingri and Dibrugarh circle tea estates, namely Balijan (H), Itakhooli, Hatijan, Bahadur, Keyhung, Jutlibari, Anandabari, Zaloni, Khetojan, Mahakali, Dirial, Rajah Ali, Dikom, Romai, Nahortoli and Sealkotee Tea Estates, as aid for the flood-affected people.
The president of Lezai Gaon Panchayat, ward members and youth of Lezai village provided support in organizing the camp smoothly. Madhurjya Barooah, secretary of ABITA Zone 1, thanked the district administration, Dibrugarh for lending support to the camp. ABITA Dibrugarh circle, in collaboration with the District Police of Dibrugarh, organized a free health check-up camp at Lezai Kalakhowa recently.
TINSUKIA: As an act of social obligation towards society, the Postal Recreation Club and Postal Agents’ Association under Tinsukia division of National Small Savings Agents’ Association, India (NSSAAI) organized a flood relief camp in the marooned Laika village inside the Dibru Saikhowa National Park recently.
The team distributed essential commodities, including medicines, adult and baby food, sanitary napkins, to more than 350 families. Expressing concern over the plight of the villagers as well as livestock, Prithwish Bhattacharjee, president of NSSAAI, said sufficient fodder should be provided for domesticated animals as most of these animals were starving and appealed to all sections of society to donate whatever was possible.
Meanwhile, a socio-cultural organization of Tinsukia, Manikanchan Sanskritic Samaj consisting of 25 members led by former AASU leader and social worker Pulok Chetia and Jyoti Prasad Das, distributed relief materials at Bhalukguri gaon in Amarpur under Sadiya subdivision. The Tinsukia district committee of BJP organized a free medical camp for flood-ravaged people of Khamti Guwali at Nalini TE LP School in association with Guijan Zilla Parishad and management of Nalini TE.