PROBLEM OF FLOOD IN ASSAM
Assam is a land of river. The Brahmaputra and the Borak and their tributaries of flow over almost all the district of the State. At particular time f the year Assam makes news in the all Indian newspapers. It is the time of flood. The same old sad story of flood is repeated every year almost n the same way.
along With the advante of the wet season in May and June it’s starts raining in Assam and continus for two to three months. Because of excess rains particularly in the flood hells of Lavinto the Himalayan the rivers in Assam cannot carry away all the water. Submerges the low poilsmirlying area of the valley. This is how flood occur in Assam.
Almost all the district in Assam comes under the grip of terrible flood every year. Flood causes great damages to crops in the field and houses and properties in the village. The nousoul people are rendered homeless. Heavy erosions of same portions f the bank of certain ai soi river is usually cause at this time. The memory of the natives death and destruction caused bhow by the flood in 1988 is still horrifying. Heavy erosion took place at Dibrugarh, Majuli.
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The govt. has built embankment the banks of the rivers and it has saved certain areas from floods. But some time this embankment proves to be a source of greater dangerous then normal flood. So, something must be done to make a permanent solutions f the problem. The steps taken by the Brahmaputra Flood Commission North East Region council madd prove quite helpful in checking the destruction caused by the flood in Assam
However, flood also d good to the cultivations. They leave large silt on the field that to vicv makes the land fertile. Plenty fish is also available after the floods.
Flood causes great damage to the economic condition of our state. As it plays havoc with bonesur the prevention of floods. The central govt. has already set up Brahmaputra Board. But till now it has been able to do very little. A parenthetic fund should be railed to issue the sufferings of the victims of flood. The govt. must solve the problem of floods n Assam for all.