Assam: Villagers demand anti-erosion measures to save their village

Assam: Villagers demand anti-erosion measures to avoid wasting their village

DIBRUGARH: Round 500 households of the Nagakhuli space reside in worry of being worn out into the river Brahmaputra owing to fixed erosion for the final 20 days.

Nagakhuli space, which falls beneath Maijan panchayat of Lahowal Meeting constituency in Dibrugarh district dealing with erosion issues for the final a number of many years after the river course of Brahmaputra was modified.

The five hundred households which largely belonged to Adivasi individuals are fearing of their lives and property. 

“For the final two days, we’ve got seen huge erosion within the space. We’re helpless and rely on the federal government for the safety of our land and property. Regardless of a number of pleas no safety measures have been taken place within the space,” mentioned a villager.

The Nagakhuli Gorakhonia Samity, which has been spearheading the movent for the final a number of years on Sept 21, 2022, staged a protest at Dibrugarh Deputy Commissioner’s workplace demanding safety measures towards marauding erosion on the Nagakhuli space.

The affected villagers holding play playing cards and banners raised their voices and demand quick safety measures to avoid wasting 

“For final 1 week, our land has been eroded into the river. Each day 100 metres of land have been eroded into the river. The erosion has been occurring from Nagakhuli to the Mothola space. We demand quick safety measures to avoid wasting our land,” mentioned Manob Munda, president of Nagakhuli Gorakhonia Samity.

Munda mentioned, “The lives of the individuals are not protected on this space owing to fixed erosion. If safety measures are usually not taken instantly then the realm will lose an enormous chunk of land mass,”.

“The river come to closure and simply 500 metres from the realm, the place 64 households reside. The households are fearing and don’t know what to do if their land obtained eroded into the river” he mentioned.

Nagakhuli Gorakhonia Samity, spearheading the motion for the final a number of years calls for the security and safety of the people who find themselves residing within the erosion-affected space.

“For the final two days, fixed erosion has been occurring within the space. The officers from Water and Sources division got here and took images of the realm however thus far, nothing has been carried out for the safety. We demand quick safety to avoid wasting our land and agriculture,” Nagakhuli Gorakhonia Samity acknowledged.

In the meantime, the members of Nagakhuli Gorakhonia Samity submitted a memorandum to Deputy Commissioner Biswajit Pegu searching for quick safety measures.