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With the rising water level of Rivers in Imphal, some MLAs show serious concern

by Rinku Khumukcham
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Imphal, May 18:

Most of the places in the Imphal valley area have been inundated due to the incessant rains during the last few days. As the rains continue and whether forecast warns of more rainfall in the coming days people have been alerted of flood with the water level of Iril, Imphal, and Nambul Rivers running above the flood level.

Interestingly some of the MLAs have shown serious concern for the present situation. MLA Karam Shyam of Langthabal Assembly Constituency today cancelled his trip to Moreh as the river water level runs at a warning level in his constituency. Today morning the MLA along with his people inspected the condition of the river bank at Lilong area.

Some 100 meters down the Lilong Bridge, the water level runs above the warning level. Imphal River and Iril River join before the Lilong Bridge.

“In 1966 the river bank was breached and flood occurred almost at all places of Imphal. Similar was witnessed in around 1997 and if the River bank is breached again than this will be the third times that the people will be facing flood”, Karam Shyam told in social media. He said that if the River Bank has not been properly managed by fielding earth than there is a possibility of the River water breaching the bank. He appealed the government machineries to come on the ground and act in time.

“We are also helpless as we have no means to take the earth for filling in the River bank”, Karam Shyam said.

He said that he cannot left his people at this crucial hours and cancelled all is trips including his visit to Moreh Kondong Lairembi.

Meanwhile, MLA of Kshetrigao Assembly Constituency, Sheikh Noorul Hassan, today inspected the bank of Iril River in his constituency. He used some of the water pumps to pump out the water from residential area. He appealed to the people to stay alert as there is no stoppage of the rainfall.

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