The flood state of affairs has worsened in Patna district after water from the Ganga entered into some extra localities on Friday.
The water degree has elevated within the final 24 hours, coming into the Didarganj area positioned on the jap aspect of the state capital. The most affected locations are Sonama panchayat, Khaspur, Jethuli and Punadih panchayat, amongst others.
The residents of those villages are utilizing boats to purchase important day by day wants.
“We are struggling to buy food and other essential domestic items. Our cattle and pet animals are at the stage of starvation. The water has entered into our ground floors now,” stated Saroj Kumar, a resident of Khaspur village.
Another villager, Rahul Sharma, stated: “Patna Sahib MP Ravi Shankar Prasad visited our village on Thursday but he did not provide any assurance to facilitate the delivery of food and other domestic items. But besides him, no other public representatives have visited the flood-hit areas of region.”
“The electricity supply in this region has snapped for the last few days and the residents of these villages are facing huge shortage of drinking water. Even the state government is not distributing chlorine tablets to purify the water for consumption,” stated Radhe Shyam Sharma, a resident of Sonama panchayat.
“We immediately need government assistance for survival. More than 35,000 people have been affected by the floods,” Sharma stated.
According to an official from the state catastrophe administration unit, 28 districts have been affected by floods in north and central Bihar this season, together with Patna. The different affected districts are East and West Champaran, Supaul, Araria, Madhepura, Sheohar, Saharsa, Kishanganj, Katihar, Purnea, Vaishali, Gopalganj, Siwan and Saran.
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