Assam CM Visits Erosion-Hit Area In Dibrugarh; Assures On Urgent Measures To Tackle Issue

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The Assam Chief Minister – Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday inspected the erosion-affected embankment in Maijan area of Dibrugarh district and assured to undertake immediate measures for tackling the issue.

He asserted that the state government would provide assistance to the families who have lost their land and houses to erosion along the region.

Addressing the mediapersons, Sarma stated that “Over the last few days, the water resource department had been taking urgent steps to check erosion. We are hopeful of being successful in the endeavour.”

He said that unwavering efforts were being made to find a permanent solution for the problem.

“The government will do everything within its might to prevent erosion. Local people and workers of adjoining tea gardens are also helping us. Many people have lost their land, their houses here. The government will extend its assistance to them,” – asserted the CM.

Sarma reviewed the repair work being undertaken at the embankment and asked all agencies to work in a concerted manner for a time-bound solution.

The embankment in Maijan area is crucial for keeping Dibrugarh town safe from floods.

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