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Flood submerged several villages in Kalaigaon Revenue Circle

The over flooded Noa river has created havoc in Kalaigaon Revenue Circle area submerging more than 30 villages including Kalaigaon town. At least 20 thousand people have been effected. Four feet deep flood water has disruptted normal traffic at several places on PWD roads namely Mcanzy Road,Kulsipar – Moromichowk Road etc. Non completion of embankment at Noa river at Gerua and Sagunbahi has been the cause of the severe flood as told by villagers. Badly hit villages are -Gerua, Sagunbahi, Bholabari, Bhehguri, Beltoli, Rupatol, No.7 Kalaigaon of Kalaigaon town. Flood waters have submerged several places of Kalaigaon town including Kalaigaon Town LP School and Kalaigaon IB. Kamal Prasad Sarma,Mouzadar, Kalaigaon who toured effected villages with this correspondent said that non completion of embankment at Gerua and Sagunbahi near river Noa had been the cause of sudden flood at Kalaigaon. Unfortunately no public representatives have so far visited Kalaigaon to the dismay of effected people.

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