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Threat to communication between Guwahati and Upper Assam: Authority sleeping

Communication may cut off between Guwahati and Upper Assam at any time due to heavy landslide at one end of an RCC bridge on NH 37 at Raha in Nagaon district. According to the local people the landslide is because of the heavy machines installed under the bridge by a Hyderbad based company 'Madhucon' engaged to four-lane construction work at Raha. '' The company is going to construct another RCC bridge by the side of the old one, over the Kolong river , and has dug out the place taking no care to the old bridge and the National Highway 37 as well. As a result this strong landslide causing." A local said to the Assam Times when asked the fact behind this happening. The locals of the area have already brought the matter to the eyes of the local authority and the construction company concerned of this landslide but neither is taking any necessary action to stop the same till writing this report.

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Roha, Nagaon

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