Connecting highway between Boko and Lumpi closed on account of landslide
BOKO: The one connecting highway between Boko and Lumpi has been completely closed because of the landslide after the heavy rainfall since final Tuesday at Compaduli space (some 12 kilometres from Boko city) underneath Boko Income Circle.
Lumpi space falls alongside the Assam-Meghalaya border in Assam’s Kamrup district underneath Boko Meeting Constituency. Within the Lumpi space, greater than 2,000 folks reside in lots of villages i.e. Decrease Lumpi, Rani, Makoibari, Harshanagar, Umali, Higher Lumpi, Nowapara, Dronpara and lots of different villages.
Biju Chetry from Decrease Lumpi village mentioned that the highway is their lifeline. Because the Lumpi space has no correct hospital companies, they must go to Boko or Guwahati for medical remedy and well being check-up. For getting important commodities additionally folks of the realm must go to Boko, which is 31 kilometres from Lumpi. From Wednesday morning, folks of the Lumpi space had been stranded within the Compaduli space with their autos.
Boko Circle Officer Dibash Bordoloi mentioned that on Wednesday morning he got here to know in regards to the incident and shortly after he knowledgeable the PWD authority. PWD employees and excavators had been deployed to clear the highway. Individuals alleged that they had been going through this example now because of the negligence of the Public Works Division (PWD) whereas developing the highway.