BONGAIGAON, July 28 - Although the floodwater of Aie river is flowing below the danger level but its erosion has continued in Bijni and Srijangram revenue circles in Bongaigaon district.
As per a latest report by the administration, 1,13,882 people of 117 villages in these two revenue circles have been hit by flood in the district. At present, 6,871 flood victims are taking shelter in 12 relief camps.
The erosion by Aie river has already marooned the houses of around 200 families in Nachanguri area in Bijni sub-division.
AAMSU has threatened to stage a protest if the administration does not help the flood victims of Nachanguri immediately.
In Chirang district, 25 NDRF teams have been engaged in rescue operation. A total 16,050 people of 50 villages have been affected in the flood. At least 13,864 flood victims have been lodged in 13 relief camps.
Two persons, Jogesh Ray (55) and Nabajit Ray (24), died on Tuesday since they did not get any treatment for their ailments as floodwater surrounded Dababil in the district, local residents of the village alleged. However, the district administration has not confirmed these deaths yet.