GUWAHATI, Aug 16 - The Assam Association, Mumbai distributed flood relief at Jugoniya village, under Kuruabahi Gram Panchayat, Bokakhat, Golaghat district in the presence of the gram panchayat president-secretary, naamghar samiti president-secretary, gaonburah, and the villagers on August 10, at the local naamghar.
The Association�s members with collective funds of Rs 1,21,621 purchased two wooden boats to rescue people during flood time, one water filter to the local school and foodgrains (rice, dal, cooking oil, sugar, milk, biscuits etc.,) and distributed hem among the affected people.
Even though more than 3,000 km away from their birthplace, there were 71 Assamese people residing in Mumbai who had donated for this noble cause.
Executive member Syed Afzal Ali was present at the site to distribute flood relief. The entire programme couldn�t have materialised without support from Nabajyoti Rajkhowa � from Asom Yuva Parishad, Kuruabahi Gram Panchayat, Jugoniya Gaon Namghar Parichalona Samiti, villagers of Jugoniya Gaon and the local media personnel and all well wishers. This was stated in a press release.