Violence mars bid to rehabilitate erosion-affected families of Kordoiguri

Violence mars bid to rehabilitate erosion-affected households of Kordoiguri

TINSUKIA: A tense scenario prevailed at Tongani Xunjan village close to Bokpara Tea Property below Philobari PS in Doomdooma income circle when the Tinsukia district administration tried to rehabilitate 24 erosion-affected households of Kordoiguri after uprooting 24 bighas of tea gardens illegally encroached on authorities land.

The Doomdooma Circle Officer after uprooting 24 bighas of tea gardens illegally owned by one Rupak Dutta on July 18 allotted 1 bigha of land every to 24 affected households. When the affected households began erecting thatched bamboo buildings, a whole lot of individuals belonging to the tea tribe neighborhood settled close by attacked the affected households on Sunday with sharp weapons and bamboo sticks and dismantled all of the buildings.

Because the scenario turned unstable, police from Philobari PS introduced the scenario below management and persuaded the affected households to depart the realm. This incident left a number of questions unanswered. Why the district administration couldn’t anticipate the security of the rehabilitated folks when it was made identified to the general public concerning the rehabilitation course of after clearing tea bushes. Secondly, Rupak Dutta reportedly claimed earlier than media individuals that he had already obtained injunction from the courtroom staying building of any nature on the land.

The native folks informed that on no account they’d enable outsiders to settle within the space as an alternative the federal government ought to assemble playgrounds, hospitals, faculties and so forth for the good thing about the villagers. It may be talked about that the flood-affected folks of Laika confronted comparable resistance from area people after the district administration tried to rehabilitate Mising folks in Paharpur space below Margherita sub-division a 12 months again.

Water Sources Minister Pijush Hazarika visits erosion-hit areas