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Minister Pijush Hazarika visits erosion hit areas of Raha

By The Assam Tribune
Minister Pijush Hazarika visits erosion hit areas of Raha

Raha , June 3 : State Water Resources Minister Pijush Hazarika today paid a visit to the erosion hit Raha-Chaparmukh-Kampur road at Tinikhuti , Garmari under Raha revenue circle and took stock of the flood management and erosion protection works at the site.

The Minister also inspected the erosion affected embankment of the Kapili river at Chaparmukh and assured the locals of a permanent step to solve the problem. He also distributed food items to the people in the containment zone at Garmari provided by administration.Speaking to the media persons , the Minister stated that flood and erosion are burning problems of Assam and we must address the problems with a mission and a vision while stressing the importance of flood free Assam policy of the state government.

It may be mentioned that the erosion caused by the confluence of three rivers namely Kolong , Kapili and Haria at Tinikhuti ,Garmari locality last year had brought a threat to the Raha-Chaparmukh Kampur road following which vehicular movements were suspended on the state highway.

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