GUWAHATI, April 16 - Voluntary organisation Save Guwahati Build Guwahati (SGBG) has appealed to the State government to extend all possible help to those marginal farmer families whose dwelling houses were damaged by the thunderstorm that lashed several parts of the State on Wednesday.
In a press release issued here today, SGBG president Krishno Kanto Borooah and vice president Ajoy Dutta urged the State government to immediately deploy resources at its command to provide new dwelling houses to those marginal farmers who lost their dwelling houses in Wednesday�s thunderstorm.
In case the government fails to do this, the ongoing anti-coronavirus lockdown will become meaningless, as these marginal farmer families would start staying with their relatives or fellow villagers going against the protocol of social distancing, they pointed out. They also reminded the government that these affected families do not have any ready funds to rebuild their houses within a short period.
The State government should engage the Assam Disaster Management Authority or any other appropriate authority to assess the damage and provide all materials and human resources required to build the dwelling houses of these families without any delay, the SGBG office-bearers said.