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Villages of Tamenglong face hardship due to flood

Source: Imphal Free Press.

TAMENGLONG | Jun 21 : With excessive downpour of rain for the last one week, streams and rivers were flooded and resulted in many havoc in Tamenglong district. Chairman of Teguaram Village Authority, NT Naibuing has disclosed that Teguaram village under Tousem is facing untold hardships due to flood and swept away three hanging bridges connecting inter villages and Tamenglong headquarters. The hanging bridge over Makru River between Teguaram and

 

Villages of Tamenglong face hardship due to flood

Villages of Tamenglong face hardship due to flood

Taningjam village was swept away by flood on June 13, followed by hanging bridge over Makru River between Teguaram village and Njingning village and hanging bridge over Ditui River between Teguaram village and Tousem headquarter, which was constructed under BRGF, said Naibuing. He further said that the surrounding villages of Teguaram including Phoklong, Katiang, Katangnam and Tousem headquarter are also facing hardship after the bridges were swept away. Students who had come home during summer vacation are stuck in the village and they will not be able to return to their school until alternative bridges are constructed, he added. The VA chairman fervently appealed the authority concerned to look into the matters seriously and redress the grievances faced by Tousem area.In the meantime, Barak River flood has swallowed some paddy fields, vegetable gardens of Thiulon village, Vengchengphai and Old Tamenglong.