Silchar flood: Tripura CM directs North DM to take immediate steps to rescue people of State

Agartala, Jun 27, 2022, ENEWSTIME Desk

In view of the severe flood situation in Silchar, Tripura Government has asked the North Tripura District administration to take step to rescue the people of Tripura facing extremely difficult situations.


Tripura-CM-Dr-Manik-Saha-Silchar-floodTripura Chief Minister Dr Manik Saha also requested Deputy Speaker of Tripura Assembly Biswabandhu Sen who is an MLA of Dharmanagar under North Tripura to intervene..


In a social media post on Monday, Dr Saha wrote, “The District Magistrate and Collector of the North Tripura District has been directed to take immediate and effective steps to rescue the people of the State especially people fo the North district who are living in extremely distressful condition due to the severe flood situation in Silchar and bring them back to safety or return to Tripura if necessary”.


Dr Saha further wrote, “I have personally requested Shri Bishwabandhu Sen, MLA of Dharmanagar Assembly constituency and Hon'ble Deputy Speaker of the State Legislative Assembly to play a special role in this regard”.


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Meantime, IANS reported, Assam Chief Minister Hemant Biswa Sharma visited the flood hit Silchar on June 26.


Sarma also reiterated that this flood is man-made and a lesson has been learned. He ensured to put police guards in the Bethukandi embankment where the miscreants damaged the dyke due to which Silchar has been largely submerged.

"During my more-than-one-hour inspection, saw the hardships faced by people as most areas are still reeling under floodwaters. Our government stands firmly with the people of Silchar and we are unwavering in our efforts to lessen their sufferings," the Assam Chief Minister later tweeted.


Sharma assured that the government will send doctors from other parts of Assam and organise medical camps soon to prevent the water-borne diseases. The army will assist in running these camps.