KALAIGAON, July 24 - Fresh wave of flood caused by Noa river, has submerged several villages in Kalaigaon Revenue Circle affecting nearly 3,765 people. The rising water of the river has inundated no. 2 Singrimari, Hapabari, Naptipara, Rupatol, no. 2 Amguri, Majorchuba, no. 2 Kalaigaon, Sagunbahi and Bhehguri areas causing hardships for the people.
It may be mentioned here that Kalaigaon-Udalguri PWD road has remained closed as a major portion of the road was washed away by flood waters of Noa river at Majorchuba village last week. Biraj Kumar Barua, Circle Officer, Kalaigaon Revenue Circle told this correspondent that a flood relief distribution centre was opened at Kalaigaon HS School on July 22 through which relief materials have been provided.
Meanwhile, the All Assam Students� Union, Kalaigaon unit has submitted a memorandum to the Deputy Commissioner of Udalguri, urging him to conduct a high-level probe into the collapse of Khampahola RCC bridge. The RCC bridge collapsed even before its inauguration. The student organisation also demanded repairing of roads and embankments damaged by floods.