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Over 50 villages inundated in Dhemaji

By Correspondent

DHEMAJI, Sept 4 � Floodwater of the Jiadhol river breached the eastern approach road of the bailey bridge on the NH-52 at Samarajan this noon and inundated over 50 villages in West Dhemaji area, rendering thousands of villagers homeless.

The road connection between Dhemaji and the rest of the State is now maintained through Butikur-Ghilamora-Gogamukh PWD Road in a circuitous manner.

Meanwhile the level of the floodwater is rising in the western part of the district and many more villages are feared to be inundated if the rains that started last night continue further. Many schools of this part of the district are also under floodwater.

It is alleged that the district administration is yet to launch any operation to rescue the marooned people or to provide them shelter. Relief measures are also allegedly absent till the filing of this report in the evening.

The worst-affected villages include the Kechukhona Kacharigaon, Kachukhona Kochgaon, Laumurigaon, Michamari, Dhobarbari, Narowathan, Kapahtoli, Ghughuha Chapori, Bardolopa, Gohaingaon, Goyekhana, Nepalikhuti, Garubandha, Tengapur, Lakhtokia, Bothadoi, among others.

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Over 50 villages inundated in Dhemaji

DHEMAJI, Sept 4 � Floodwater of the Jiadhol river breached the eastern approach road of the bailey bridge on the NH-52 at Samarajan this noon and inundated over 50 villages in West Dhemaji area, rendering thousands of villagers homeless.

The road connection between Dhemaji and the rest of the State is now maintained through Butikur-Ghilamora-Gogamukh PWD Road in a circuitous manner.

Meanwhile the level of the floodwater is rising in the western part of the district and many more villages are feared to be inundated if the rains that started last night continue further. Many schools of this part of the district are also under floodwater.

It is alleged that the district administration is yet to launch any operation to rescue the marooned people or to provide them shelter. Relief measures are also allegedly absent till the filing of this report in the evening.

The worst-affected villages include the Kechukhona Kacharigaon, Kachukhona Kochgaon, Laumurigaon, Michamari, Dhobarbari, Narowathan, Kapahtoli, Ghughuha Chapori, Bardolopa, Gohaingaon, Goyekhana, Nepalikhuti, Garubandha, Tengapur, Lakhtokia, Bothadoi, among others.