BIHAR: 79 VILLAGES AFFECTED BY FLOODS IN DARBHANGA

A meeting of executive engineer’s was convened by Darbhanga district magistrate Thiyagarajan SM on Thursday to discuss preparedness in this regard.

The magistrate directed the officials to prepare the list of flood-hit populations to provide them relief.

Community kitchens were being run at 14 places in the flood affected areas, where 3,418 people were being served food twice daily.

79 villages across six blocks have been affected by floods in the district and a population of 58,000 has been impacted, officials said.

“As of now, 145 boats are being operated, including 35 private and 110 government boats, for the movement of the people in the flood-hit areas. So far 900 people have been shifted to safer places”, said an official.

The Bagmati, Gehumi, and Kamla rivers have been in full spare for nearly a fortnight jn Bihar’s Darbhany and flooded across several blocks in the district.



Inputs: HINDUSTAN TIMES

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