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‘Flood grips Bangladesh Border lined areas at Agartala’ : ‘Water is immovable at Indo-Bangla Border areas !’ says Urban Development Minister
TIWN Aug 12, 2017
‘Flood grips Bangladesh Border lined areas at Agartala’ : ‘Water is immovable at Indo-Bangla Border areas !’ says Urban Development Minister
PHOTO : Flood hits Tripura. TIWN Pics Aug 12

AGARTALA, Aug 12 (TIWN): The Bangladesh border lined areas of Tripura have gripped by heavy flows of flood water without any sign of development from water-logging at chest level. At few places as Baldakhal, Kalakhal the water level has raised up to the roof of the houses led above 1500 flood refugees. However, it has been the record-level rain in last 5 years that can’t be denied with 146.6mm of rainfall on yesterday. As per weather dept. the chances of more heavy rains are high for 2 days. Talking to Tripura Urban Development Minister Manik Dey, he mentioned that the border areas especially Katakhal and Baldakhal areas are the highest sufferers. “Common people have helped a lot in the emergency situation. Without everyone’s cooperation the situation would turn more pathehtic”, Manik Dey told TIWN.

 Asking about the oppositions allegation, Dey said, “All political party should jump in the crisis situation for now. Why this crisis situation is happening, whose fault lets discuss it later”. 

“The rain led flood has affected Bangladesh border areas and via Rajghat the water even from Bangladesh is entering”, The Minister said.

On Friday late night, Tripura Revenue Minister Badal Choudhury, Urban Development Minister Manik Dey Mayor Parfullajit Sinha, DGP A K Sukla, DM Millind Ramteke have visited the flood affected areas at Agartala. A record level rain has been experienced from Thursday late-night to Friday led above thousand families affected due to river bank's erosion.

At Agartala including Dasami Ghat and Chandrapur total 2 barrages have been collapsed, whereas above 1500 flood affected families have taken shelter in various schools at Agartala. Three helplines have been announced: 1077 under West DM, 1070 State Govt, 2416045 under Civil Secretariat.

The record rain & flooding from Thursday late-night to Friday caused above thousand families affected due to river bank's erosion. At Agartala including Dasami Ghat and Chandrapur total 2 barrages have been collapsed, whereas above 1500 flood affected families have taken shelter in various schools at Agartala.

As per google, the Bangladesh, Northeast India are under “Greatest Flood Threat”. 

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