Bhola Pandey. Faridabad10 hours ago
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A young man rescues a woman trapped in the flood in Muiyapur village.
- Administration is sweating, DC visits half a dozen affected villages, appeals to villagers to help
- Road broke near Mothuka and Mohana, due to this water started coming in the villages, water reached three to five feet
The water level of Yamuna has taken a formidable form here. Water reached the villages situated about two to two and a half kilometers away from the river. Many small villages have to be evacuated. Due to this, the administration has also started sweating. However, local police including NDRF, SDRF are busy evacuating people in the affected villages.
342 people trapped in Manjhawali Akbarpur villages were rescued on Saturday morning. In front of the flood, the resources of the administration have also started falling short. Due to less number of boats according to the requirement, now rescue operations have to be conducted through tubes. Villages and farm barns from Basantpur to Mohana have become swimming pools. Water has reached three to five feet in about 22 villages of Tigaon assembly. DC Vikram Singh visited the villages and requested the local people to cooperate with the administration in rescuing the people trapped in the flood. Holiday has been declared in schools till July 16 to accommodate the affected people.
Flood water reached BPL colony of village Manjhawali
Water filled in Manjhawali’s BPL colony
Yamuna water entered 7-8 feet in about 150 houses of BPL colony built in Manjhavali village. People have been evacuated from there and shifted to a government school. Water suddenly reached here on Thursday night. The village in Akbarpur, adjacent to Manjhavali, was also flooded. About 100 people lived here. Villagers told that water has entered the village due to breaking of old drain near the village.
NDRF personnel evacuating people trapped in flood in Chirsi Kabulpur
NDRF boat got punctured
The NDRF boat ran aground while evacuating people stranded in SRS Colony near Manjhavali village. Because people have barricaded the fields there. It is a matter of honor that even after the boat was punctured, the people were taken out safely. On the other hand, the boat ordered by the administration at Chirsi Kabulpur also broke down. DRO Bijendra Rana told that rescue operation is being carried out with eight boats.
DC Vikram Singh and other officers going to the flood affected area by tractor in village Manjhavali
Attempt to evacuate people with the help of tube
Due to the high demand for boats available with the administration, now rural rescue operations are being started with the help of tubes. To evacuate an elderly couple trapped in Moiyapur near Mohana, villagers arranged tubes to bring them out. Similarly, people in other villages are now trying to evacuate people trapped in the flood with the help of tubes.
The boat brought to evacuate flood affected people broke down in village Kabulpur
Were not ready to get out, so got stuck
In Manjhavali, Arua, Latipur, Mothuka, Dulapur, Moiyapur, Alipur, Chijjarsi, Kabulpur etc. villages, people have started living by building houses in the fields. When the water level of Yamuna increased, he was asked by the police administration to vacate the house immediately but he was not ready to come out. That is why he got trapped in the flood. Former Tigaon MLA Lalit Nagar demanded DC Vikram Singh to provide compensation of Rs 50-50 per acre to the affected farmers.
Mohana Gaushala more than 400 cattle trapped
The water of the Yamuna has also taken the Gaushala in Mohana under its control. More than 400 cattle are trapped here due to water-logging. The villagers are trying to get them out. The district administration has pulled out 2,500 to 3,000 people from the flood from Thursday late night till Friday afternoon. NDRF, SDRF and local police are busy in evacuating other stranded people.
DC Vikram Singh, ADM Trilokchandra and others reached village Manjhavali
Water entered the villages due to the breakdown of two roads
The road going from Mothuka to Dulepur and from Mohana to Palwal via Baghpur got damaged due to Yamuna flood. Due to this people’s contact was broken. Yamuna water started entering the villages because of the breaking of the road. Irrigation Department’s SDO Arvind Sharma said that 3.65 lakh cusecs of water was released from the Okhla barrage. At present the water level is stable. DC Vikram Singh said that the maintenance of the crack on the Dam Road in Lalpur between Dadsia Kidawali has been done. It has been filled with stones and soil. Now there is no possibility of danger there. Administration officials are continuously monitoring the spot.