Garo Hills Flood: MLAs appeal for help from CM

Tura, July 14: MLA from Selsella Constituency Fermin C A Sangma, MLA from Rajabala Constituency Dr Azad Zaman and Phulbari MLA SGE Mominin on Tuesday urged Chief Minister Conrad Sangma to declare flood in West Garo Hills and provide necessary relief measures.

In a letter addressed to the Chief Minister, the MLAs apprised him of the flood situation in West Garo Hills in low lying areas in plain belts of under Selsella, Demdema and Tikrikilla blocks.

They informed that the region has been facing incessant rains for more than a week, due to which the water level has risen to danger level, forcing people to take shelter in relief camps alongside the road or on bridges.

Therefore, they urged the Chief Minister to provide assistance to ease the hardships faced by the affected populace.