Thursday, August 06, 2009

Namcheypong MLA visits flood affected areas of Mile 14 and Setipul

GANGTOK, August 5: MLA Namcheypong Beg Bahadur Rai today visited the flood affected areas of Mile 14 and Setipul in East Sikkim.
The torrential rain that occurred last night has badly damaged the crop and the cattle at Assam Lingzey, Kabra Botey and Goucharan.
A party communiqué adds that the bridge which was the lifeline for the people of the area has also been washed away by the flood. Besides, the road leading from Mile 14 to Gangtok has been washed away disrupting the entire vehicular movement.
During the visit, the MLA interacted with the local villagers and assured that the affected family will be fully compensated as per the government’s rule, the communiqué said