Tejashwi writes to Nitish, seeks appointment with PM Modi for all-party delegation on Bihar flood situation
The leader reminded the Chief Minister of various projects that were announced during the NDA rule and unfortunately, these proposals were put in cold storage and nothing has happened on the ground.
A six-member Central team returned to Delhi on Tuesday after a two-day visit to the state to take stock of the ground situation.
Through ‘Boat ki Pathshala,’ they reach the fully inundated Singhala tola of Manihari sub-division to teach such children. Around 40 children studying from class 1 to 10, get free tutorials.
In a mega vaccination drive launched to achieve the target of "six crore people in six months", the health department has set up several vaccination sites across Bihar, including flood-hit areas.
The Patna district administration arranged for sweets, rakhis and new clothes in the flood relief camps.
The decision came after chief minister Nitish Kumar visited a number of flood-relief camps across many flood-affected districts.
The offline classes started on Monday for students of classes 1 to 8 following the Covid protocols in more than a thousand schools, which are in areas not affected by the flood.
This is the situation prevailing today in Bihar. In many areas of the state, floodwaters have entered houses, but the residents don’t have a drop of safe water to drink.
The 2-day international webinar on “Revisiting Flood Management and Irrigation Improvement Issues in Bihar”, saw experts attending from Nepal, Italy and other parts of the country.
WRD minister of Bihar Sanjay K Jha while inaugurating the Webinar outlined the initiatives taken by CM Nitish Kumar to overcome the perennial flood problems in North Bihar in particular
Residents of north Bihar’s 11 flood-hit districts are struggling to find dry land to cremate or bury the dead. In many areas, floodwaters have risen to the waist level.
According to reports, water has been entering the Ahiyapur police station for the past two years.
Water also entered several parts of the Bagaha district and is flowing two to three feet high on roads.
The CM said that works being done on the embankments will help in preventing any miseries in flood-prone areas.
Thirty-seven more persons perished in flood-hit Bihar, where over 1.46 crore people are still affected.