Anti-erosion measures | Forum files PIL in Gauhati HC against Union Water Resource Dept

Tinsukia, September 12: The Flood Erosion Resistance Struggle Forum of the Dibrugarh and Tinsukia district units have jointly filed a PIL at the Gauhati High Court for a direction to the central and state governments to take up anti-erosion measures in Upper Assam and also in relation to the release of the funds to proceed the works.

The PIL has been filed against the Union Water Resource Department secretary, Brahmaputra Board chairman, Flood Management Programme commissioner, Central Water Commission chairman, Assam Chief Secretary and Principal Secretary, and the Executive Engineer of the Water Resource Department, Dibrugarh.

The forum also demanded compensation for the one’s who lost everything in erosion.