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telegraphindia.com 13 Sep, 2021 00:00 am

Ganga eats away 250 Malda homes in eight hours

Ganga eats away 250 Malda homes in eight hours
Since morning, the residents started shifting their belongings to safer places as the river menaced at the homes

Sources said the Ganga had been steadily eroding land at villages like Chinabazar, Sarkartola, Ghoshtola and Mukundatola — all in Birnagar 1 panchayat of the block — since Sunday morning and reached close to a high school and the panchayat office.Sources said the river had already eaten away the guard wall of the school and also a portion of the area where the National Thermal Power Corporation dumps fly-ash.Ganga eats away 250 Malda homes in eight hours Since morning, the residents started shifting their belongings to safer places as the river menaced at the homes Villagers stand near the eroded bank of the Ganga in Birnagar 1 panchayat on Sunday.Since morning, the residents started shifting their belongings to safer places as the river menaced at the homes.

21, 12:57 AM At least 250 families living at different villages located on the left bank of the Ganga in Kaliachak 3 block of Malda have become homeless after the swollen river gobbled their houses since Sunday morning.“We had taken shelter at the high school.

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