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Agonising wait for Assam’s climate victims as rivers gobble homes, farmlands

Updated : April 19, 2019 05:33 PM IST

Apart from making people homeless, the erosion of lands has also triggered a livelihood crisis in agrarian Assam.
With the Lok Sabha election, the victims of erosion have demanded the political party leaders chalk out a clear roadmap to solve the problem of erosion and rehabilitation of affected people.
The Congress and BJP in their political manifestos for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls have also included the issue of land erosion and floods of Assam. However, there is no detailed plan on how the parties are going ahead to solve the crisis.
Agonising wait for Assam’s climate victims as rivers gobble homes, farmlands

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