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By MOBARaQUE HUSSAIN
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MIRZA, July 4 � Flood situation in South Kamrup has improved with the water level of the river Brahmaputra continues to show receding trend but crops and human habitations in over 60 villages in Goroimari, Palasbari, Chamaria Revenue Circles in kamrup district are still under water till today, sources said.

Sources said that over ten villages including Bhatkhowadia, Kalapani Bardia, Pagladia, Dariatary, Kandulimari and Muslim Baniapara in Palasbari revenue circle in Kamrup district are still under floodwaters and these villages are remaining completely cut off from the outside world till today .

�Flood has destroyed our standing crop and other properties and already for last seven days no relief materials and fodder have been distributed by the authority concerned to the affected families and cattle in the char villages of the Palasbari LAC and no one from the Kamrup district administration have so far visited the affected char villages,� alleged Abdur Rahim of Bardia Char Village in Palasbari LAC.

Another person, Md Haser Ali, 55, of Muslim Baniapara village in Palasbari LAC has said that over 30 families of Muslim Baniapara, Dariatary, Kandulimari of Palasbari revenue circle has been living in the temporary shelter at the Palasbari-Gumi Embankment at Panikhaiti area for last 7 days without getting any relief (for the affected families). He said that several cattle of Baniapara village have been perished by the this year and over 200 cattle have been kept under open roof at the embankment without any sorts of fodder supply from the government.

�If no compensation is given by the government for loss of crop and other properties, then there would be starvation like situations in the char and other flood affected villages in Palasbari constituency as people failed to harvest the vital paddy crop this year due to flood,� said Abdur Rahim who has submitted several memoranda before Palasbari circle officer requesting for relief and fodder .

The water of the Kulsi river has also inundated a large number of villages including Bartary, Jiakur, Futuri, Jarabari, Panikhaiti, Roumari, Amtola destroying crops and other properties but people has not still getting relief so far, sources said.

People urged the government to depute doctors to launch health camps to prevent outbreak of epidemic in the affected areas in the aftermath of flood.

In Chamaria and Nagarbera Revenue Circle in Kamrup district, over 20 thousand people of over 30 villages have been reeling under flood of the Brahmaputra and Jaljali river and it is urgently felt the need to launch relief and rescue operations in the affected area, sources said .

�Hundreds of flood affected families of villages like Senimari, Palasartary, Hariduar, Lakhanpur, Santipur under Nagarbera revenue circle in Kamrup district have been deprived of relief materials by the Government for last 7 days,� said Amal Das, 32, of Senimari village.

The entry road of the LGBI Airport have been inundated by the torrential rains occurred last few days, disrupting road communication to the airports.

In Goroimari Circle in Chhaygaon LAC, over 30,000 population of 41 revenue villages, including Batahidia, Balagaon No.1, Balagaon No.2, Koltuli, Debidua, Salmara, Kathalguri, Maghuwa, Barakhat, Khalihamati, Uzan Duramari, Nayapara, Bhakuwamari, Jahirpur etc have been affected by the flood water of the river Brahmaputra and the district administration have distributed relief materials, including tarpaulins, rice, dal, fodder etc to the affected people but people demanded steps to continue relief operation for next one week.

Erosion by the Brahmaputra have also been reported in some areas including Taparpatharin Goroimari revenue circle , Panikhaity in Chamaria revenue circle and in Bhatkhowadia, Bardia, Kalapani and Futuri villages in Palasbari revenue circle in Kamrup district of the State.

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Flood-hit people still living on embankment

MIRZA, July 4 � Flood situation in South Kamrup has improved with the water level of the river Brahmaputra continues to show receding trend but crops and human habitations in over 60 villages in Goroimari, Palasbari, Chamaria Revenue Circles in kamrup district are still under water till today, sources said.

Sources said that over ten villages including Bhatkhowadia, Kalapani Bardia, Pagladia, Dariatary, Kandulimari and Muslim Baniapara in Palasbari revenue circle in Kamrup district are still under floodwaters and these villages are remaining completely cut off from the outside world till today .

�Flood has destroyed our standing crop and other properties and already for last seven days no relief materials and fodder have been distributed by the authority concerned to the affected families and cattle in the char villages of the Palasbari LAC and no one from the Kamrup district administration have so far visited the affected char villages,� alleged Abdur Rahim of Bardia Char Village in Palasbari LAC.

Another person, Md Haser Ali, 55, of Muslim Baniapara village in Palasbari LAC has said that over 30 families of Muslim Baniapara, Dariatary, Kandulimari of Palasbari revenue circle has been living in the temporary shelter at the Palasbari-Gumi Embankment at Panikhaiti area for last 7 days without getting any relief (for the affected families). He said that several cattle of Baniapara village have been perished by the this year and over 200 cattle have been kept under open roof at the embankment without any sorts of fodder supply from the government.

�If no compensation is given by the government for loss of crop and other properties, then there would be starvation like situations in the char and other flood affected villages in Palasbari constituency as people failed to harvest the vital paddy crop this year due to flood,� said Abdur Rahim who has submitted several memoranda before Palasbari circle officer requesting for relief and fodder .

The water of the Kulsi river has also inundated a large number of villages including Bartary, Jiakur, Futuri, Jarabari, Panikhaiti, Roumari, Amtola destroying crops and other properties but people has not still getting relief so far, sources said.

People urged the government to depute doctors to launch health camps to prevent outbreak of epidemic in the affected areas in the aftermath of flood.

In Chamaria and Nagarbera Revenue Circle in Kamrup district, over 20 thousand people of over 30 villages have been reeling under flood of the Brahmaputra and Jaljali river and it is urgently felt the need to launch relief and rescue operations in the affected area, sources said .

�Hundreds of flood affected families of villages like Senimari, Palasartary, Hariduar, Lakhanpur, Santipur under Nagarbera revenue circle in Kamrup district have been deprived of relief materials by the Government for last 7 days,� said Amal Das, 32, of Senimari village.

The entry road of the LGBI Airport have been inundated by the torrential rains occurred last few days, disrupting road communication to the airports.

In Goroimari Circle in Chhaygaon LAC, over 30,000 population of 41 revenue villages, including Batahidia, Balagaon No.1, Balagaon No.2, Koltuli, Debidua, Salmara, Kathalguri, Maghuwa, Barakhat, Khalihamati, Uzan Duramari, Nayapara, Bhakuwamari, Jahirpur etc have been affected by the flood water of the river Brahmaputra and the district administration have distributed relief materials, including tarpaulins, rice, dal, fodder etc to the affected people but people demanded steps to continue relief operation for next one week.

Erosion by the Brahmaputra have also been reported in some areas including Taparpatharin Goroimari revenue circle , Panikhaity in Chamaria revenue circle and in Bhatkhowadia, Bardia, Kalapani and Futuri villages in Palasbari revenue circle in Kamrup district of the State.

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