BISWANATH CHARIALI, July 19 � The southern part of Gohpur sub-division, i.e., Lohitmukh was badly affected by the recent floods. The local people allege that the situation following of the flood is very pathetic. They are faced acute shortage of pure drinking water and cattle�s these days food and poor conditions of roads have added to their miseries.
Besides this, the polluted environment is posing health hazarads for the affected people.
It may be mentioned here that the people of greater Lohitmukh which covers a good number of char chaparis suffered from lot of infections diseases like cholera, malaria, fever, jaundice etc every year. Therefore, the intensity of such diseases may increase after the recent flood. The worst affected areas in recent floods are Kutumgaon, Lophaichuk, Karoiati, Medhichuba, Kaniachuk, Bukbarchuk, Bhalukaguri, Baligaon, Charaibari, Phulaguri, Gajpuria, Loguti, Gopaljarani, Ganaiati, Kaliapani, Misamaria, Gitung and some other char chaparis. Thousands of inhabitants of those areas lost their properties and cattle worth lakhs of rupees. Hundred acres of crop lands and several public institutions were also badly damaged by surging water of the river Brahmaputra. The porcupine scheme implemented by Mising Autonomous Council to protect the erosion of the Brahmaputra at an estimated cost of Rs 8 lakh at Kutumgaon-Bhalukaguri portion was washed away by the flood water. The affected people have urged the administration for compensation.