NAGAON, Sept 14 - As many as 56 villages in the Nagaon district are the worst flood-affected, which include 23 villages of Dhing Revenue Circle, 13 villages of Samguri Revenue Circle and 20 villages of Koliabor Revenue Circle, revealed the government data.
Nearly one lakh people were displaced in the flood and around 30,000 people took shelter in 39 relief camps in the district. The security forces were also deployed to extend necessary help to the affected people.
According to the government records, till now the Nagaon district authorities provided 897.227 quintals of rice, 173.88 quintals of daal, 48.229 quintals of salt, 547 quintals of flour, 1,600 pieces of tarpaulin and 1,000 packets of candle in different relief camps in the district.
Children food and medicines were provided to the babies and pregnant women in the flood-affected areas. The Nagaon DC, Monalisha Goswami, supervised the relief operation in the district.
Ministers like Rockybul Hussain, Dr Nazrul Islam, Dr Bhumidhar Barman, Basanta Das, MLA Rekibuddin Ahmed, Dr Durlov Chamua, Khorsing Engti, AICC general secretary, CP Joshi, and others, visited the affected places of Dhing. They also distributed some relief materials to the people.