GAURIPUR, July 15 - The rising water of the River Brahmaputra and Champabati river has submerged several villages like Patadhowa, Beltapara, Simlabari and Kazipara PT-II.
In the meantime, 13 relief camps have been constructed in different parts of the Chapar Revenue Circle and 1,300 flood-affected persons have taken shelter.
Social Welfare Minister Pramila Rani Brahma along with Bilasipara East Constituency MLA Ashok Kumar Singhi, Bilasipara West Constituency MLA Basir Ahmed Kashimi, Bilasipara SDO (Civil) Mridul Yadav, Chapar Circle Officer Nabajyoti Das, and other officials visited the flood affected areas under Dhirerchar-Tarangapur and Puthimari gaon panchayats on Tuesday and took stock of the situation.
The minister assured the flood-affected villagers of providing relief materials as soon as possible. She also met the deputy commissioner of Dhubri and directed him to provide relief materials on immediate basis so that the flood-hit people would not face any shortage of essential commodities during the period of their distress.