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Arunachal governor makes an aerial survey

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 19:55

Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Gen (Retd) J J Singh today made an aerial survey of flood -affected areas in the capital complex.

A press note issued by the Raj Bhawan said the governor also made an aerial survey of various central projects implemented in the state, especially those under the Prime Minister?s special economic package announced during 2008.

The Governor surveyed the railway project from Naharlagun to Harmuty in Assam besides the road block point near Karsingsa, the press note said.
Meanwhile, fresh wave of flood triggered by torrential rains has affected Diyun Township in Changlang district.

The Diyun Nallah overflowed its banks causing hardship to the people, official sources said.

Anjaw district in Arunachal Pradesh remained cut-off for over three weeks with the portion of road near Mompani having been washed off in the recent flash floods.
Though the BRO has been working since June 20, the day
The road link was snapped, they are still unable to repair it. The only respite for the people is that they can now move out from the district in transit by changing vehicles at the block point,? T R Tapu, circle officer of Hayuliang, said.

Chief Minister Nabam Tuki had appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to depute a central team to assess losses incurred due to recent spate of floods in the state. Tuki, who met the PM in New Delhi yesterday, discussed with him the recent spate of floods in the state and damages caused to life and property by it.

The havoc wrecked by the floods in Arunachal Pradesh was no less than that in Assam, he told the prime minister in New Delhi on Monday.


First Published: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 19:55

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