eight villages, over 300 folks affected by flood, erosion in ICR


Akashdeep, Itanagar

Employees Reporter

ITANAGAR, 31 Might: A minimum of eight villages and 312 folks within the Itanagar capital area (ICR) have been affected on Monday attributable to flood and erosion attributable to incessant rainfall over the previous few weeks.

As per particulars obtainable with the district catastrophe administration authority, seven OBT homes and 24 huts in Lekhi village below Naharlagun have been additionally broken.

The rains additionally brought on extreme overflow of the drainage system and flooded the Akashdeep purchasing advanced and the nationwide freeway close to the Ganga market in Itanagar.

The retaining wall of the newly constructed Nationwide Freeway 415 reverse D Sector, close to the IG Park forest gate, additionally gave method and led to massive cracks occurring on the highway.

A landslide and subsequent highway blockage additionally reportedly occurred on the highway that hyperlinks the federal government greater secondary faculty and Higher C Sector. The landslide can be posing a menace to the boundary wall of the Doordarshan Kendra workplace, which is on the snapping point. A big sheet of tarpaulin has been unfold throughout the free soil to stop additional erosion in the interim.

On the identical time, no lack of life or livestock has been reported within the capital area.

Addressing reporters just about within the night, ICR DC Talo Potom knowledgeable that he has issued strict instructions to the engineers of the freeway division and TK Engineering “to make corrections” to the freeway damages.

Earlier within the day, officers, together with the DC, inspected the overflowing drainage and flooding within the Ganga market space, and mentioned {that a} main reason behind the blockage and overflow was “indiscriminate disposal of rubbish on the streets and drains.”

Stating that the flooding in Akashdeep and the Ganga market space may have been prevented, Potom requested residents to be conscious of the place they throw their rubbish, and requested the general public to tell the municipal company or the district administration in the event that they discover heavy rubbish in drains and culverts.

The district administration will present Rs 3,800 as fast aid to the households affected by the damages after evaluation, mentioned the DC.

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