Vicky Nanjappa

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Flood Jihad: Assam floods may have more than meets the eye

Illegal immigration has led to a lot of problems in Assam such as grabbing of land, counterfeiting, drugs, and now man-made floods

New Delhi, July 06: Assam floods that have been playing havoc in the state may not be nature’s fury after all, but a well planned man-made disaster. Two men, Mithu Hussain Laskar and Kabul Khan, have been arrested from Cachar district for allegedly damaging the embankment of Barak river that led to the floods in Silchar, Assam.

Assam Chief Minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the flood was a man-made disaster and the miscreants would face stringent action. Reports said that Khan had allegedly filmed the breach which the CM showed to the local residents when he visited the embankment site in Cachar district.

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