Leader of opposition and TMC leader Mukul Sangma visits flood affected South Garo Hills

Shillong, Jun 24: Areas in South Garo Hills are severely affected by the flood, especially along the Indo-Bangladesh Border.

There have been multiple landslides and areas including Maheskola and Siju remain without any road link.

Six bridges, including wooden and suspension bridges, have been washed away with electricity and the network heavily disrupted.

The leader of Opposition from Meghalaya TMC, Dr. Mukul Sangma visited the Rongara Siju village with relief to provide support to the locals.

Dr. Sangma visited the households ravaged with flood, and assured continuous support.

According to the TMC, his visit marks Meghalaya TMC’s unfaltering support towards the flood victims, and denotes TMC’s pledge to work for the people given rain or shine.

Meanwhile, in continuation of the relief efforts by the party, the Joint Secretary Manik Das along with other local leaders visited Mahendraganj’s Ulubari village in the South West Garo Hills.

Das distributed food grains and other necessary items among the affected villagers.

The TMC Joint Secretary had a thorough conversation with the affected people and noted the issues they deal with on a daily basis.

He assured the populace that TMC Meghalaya will work tirelessly to get aid to those in need in the furthest reaches of the state and reaffirmed his unwavering support for the Ulubari locals.

More than six lakh people have been impacted by the recent bad weather conditions and flash floods in the state.

In addition to affecting individuals, the weather-related calamity damaged 940 villages, 4,384 homes, and 12 to 15 hectares of crops across the state.