Devastating erosion of River Subansiri: Individuals stage large protest
LAKHIMPUR: The individuals of Na-Kadam Gaon Panchayat (GP) staged large protest programme on Monday demanding implementation of scientific ersion prevention measures to regulate devastating erosion attributable to the River Subansiri, the biggest tributary of the mighty Brahmaputra.
The character of the River Subansiri, after organising of the 2000 MW Subansiri Decrease Hydroelectric Challenge being constructed by NHPC Restricted at Gerukamukh, has modified step by step and the river has triggered ravaging erosion at numerous locations in its course in Lakhimpur district. Of late, the river has wreaked havoc at Haridas beneath the aforementioned GP of Kadam Income Circle with its ravaging erosion. At No. 2 Haridas village, the river has been engulfing a number of hundred hectares of cropland and brought the form of a bow. On this manner, the river is advancing in the direction of the residential areas, forsaking its previous course, by issuing treats to the properties of the riverine individuals.
Regardless of such circumstances, neither the district administration nor the Water Assets Division has allegedly applied no erosion prevention measures on the affected areas until date. At current, the river has posed menace to greater than twenty villages beneath Bodhakora space, situated nearer to the erosion affected place, specifically Haridas, Berkep, Sonowal Gaon, Maj-Gaon and so forth.
At this, the native public have expressed vehement resentment towards the district administration and the State Authorities. On Monday, the aggrieved individuals took to the financial institution of the river close to the erosion-affected place and staged rocking protest to demand implementation of instant erosion prevention measures. Throughout the demonstration, the protesters shouted slogans towards native MLA Naba Kumar Doley and the incumbent authorities alleging their failure to mitigate the erosion of the river. The protesters criticized the Na-Kadam GP too for initiating no steps to deal with the problem. They’ve threatened that they’d provoke serial, intensified stir till and until the federal government fulfills their demand.