Sarbananda Sonowal, chief minister of Assam along with Keshab Mahanta water resource minister, Ranjit kumar Das, Ex speaker of Assam assembly, Pabindra Deka MLA Patacharkuchi LAC and higher officials of Barpeta district administration today visited the flood affected area of gahinpara under Bajali subdivation and assured to repair the Kardoiguri Bamakhata PWD road and breached embankment near ‘Doloi Goshai Than’.
Mentioned may be made that in last flood the mighty river Pahumara washed away the embankment and damaged the said road and inundated large area of Bajali subdivision.
Briefing the local media person Chief minister also refute the allegation of the opposition party that the present government failed to supply relief material to the flood affected area properly. He straightly said that it is a serious matter and should not criticize lightly. He also said that he ordered the various Deputy Commissioner and other officials to supply relief material maintaining proper quality of supplied materials. The deputy commissioners were ordered to look after the affected people.
During his speach he said that the central government under the leadership of Narendra Modi one strong National level committee has already been formed as ‘North East management authority to solve the problem of erosion, flood and landslide which were considered as major problem of the north east area. The committee was formed in 2017 and has prepared project report scientifically to solve the serious problem. Chief Minister also asked the media person to point out any irregularity so that remedial measure could be done immediately.
Taking to his twitter CM Sonowal said, “The recent breach of Pahumara river embankment at Gahinpara near Pathsala has flooded the area causing huge damage. Repair and relief works are being carried out now on a war footing. Inspected the site today with colleagues @keshab_mahanta & @RanjeetkrDass”.