Bid to save flood hit Borguli through embankment

Bid to save flood hit Borguli through embankment

Correspondent

PASIGHAT, Sep 21: In an attempt to stop flowing of Siang River toward Borguli village through old Ngopok Korong (Ngopok River) and as a flood control measure, an embankment was built today near Siang River just beside Borguli village by putting in place two JCBs, two tippers and three tractors.

Seeing the Borguli village and its people “threatened” by Siang river at the time of high flood as water of Siang flows inside the village through old Ngopok Korong, Rojum (Oning) Tayeng, son of Mebo MLA cum Advisor to Chief Minister, extended his voluntary help to the villagers by engaging two JCBs and two tippers at this time of need.

Toeing the line, another senior party leader of neighboring Kiyit village, one Popok Darin also engaged his tractor for carrying sand gravels and soils to build the embankment. Two more tractors of Borguli village (courtesy one Yung Tayeng and another Marlo Perme) were also engaged voluntarily.

Meanwhile, Siang Affected Village Forum, Capital Complex, Itanagar led by its president Obang Tayeng, who is also Director IPR donated more than 5000 empty cement bags along with cash to flood hit Borguli village to be used during crash programme of raising/construction of embankment by sand filled bags.

 

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