Sirsa Ghaggar River: Flood hazard in Sirsa, Ghaggar river water reached the fields

Sirsa Ghaggar River
Sirsa Ghaggar River Flood hazard in Sirsa, Ghaggar river water reached the fields

To be honest / Sunil Verma. Sirsa Ghaggar River: Due to the rains in the hilly areas, the water level of the Ghaggar River is constantly rising and the Ghaggar River in the district has been above the danger limit for the past 24 hours. The high water and rapid currents create cracks in the banks of the river. Village Ranga on Friday, Musahib Wala at night and later late at night near Panihari village, the banks of Ghaggar River were eroded. The erosion is so great that it could not be closed until Saturday evening. Therefore, the district administration has now enlisted the help of NDRF for flood rescue. After which two NDRF units arrive here.

Those who will be deployed in relief and rescue operations. The breach of the Ghaggar River at Panihari leaves the situation critical in many villages including Panihari, Farwai Kalan and Burjakarmgarh. Because the water has reached Farwai Kalan village and hit the fields and phirnis of these villages with high speed. Since the village of Farwai Kalan is located in the low-lying area, they have come to remember the place of the drowning of the village, like in 2010. Seeing the rapid flow of the water to the village, the villagers started to migrate from here . Since Friday evening, villagers send their goods to safe places with tractor trucks and other vehicles. Sirsa Ghaggar River

The villagers of Farwai Kalan said that whenever there is a flood in the Ghaggar they are forced to flee the village. As a result, his life does not get on track for years. Villagers send their animals, valuables, etc. to their loved ones. On the other hand, some villagers are making big dams in their houses with the help of JCB so that their house is not damaged. On the other hand, farmers protested the closure of the culverts at Farwai Kalan on the Sarsa-Sardulgarh highway on Saturday morning by blocking the road. Later, the administration opened the jam.

Attempts are being made to save houses by building dams. Sirsa Ghaggar River

Ramkumar, who was building a dam in his house with the help of JCB to save his houses in Pharvai Kalan, said that in 2010 when the Ghaggar flood hit the village, he saved his whole house by a dam to build in the village. house. He said lakhs of rupees are spent on building a house, so dams are built to avoid financial losses. However, the villager Ramkumar has taken all his belongings to a safe place. On the other hand, Murti Devi, an elderly woman who migrates from the village with a sad heart, said that in the event of a flood, she has to leave the village. As a result, they face many problems.

By requiring the government and the administration not to migrate the villagers, a lasting solution should be found. Villagers Surendra Kumar, Gurnam Singh told that Ghaggar was flooded for the first time in 1962, destroying their entire village. Because at that time most of the villagers’ houses were kutcha which were completely damaged. Later in 1988 and again in 1993 there were 94.95 floods for three consecutive years. After that he got into a lot of trouble because of the floods in 2010.

For the past 24 hours, 44,000 cusecs of water has been continuously flowing in Ghaggar. Sirsa Ghaggar River

Deputy Commissioner Partha Gupta said he came himself both on Friday night and Saturday morning after seeing the village of Musahib, Panihari, Farwai and other neighboring villages. The district administration is trying to save the population from the water, for which the necessary efforts and actions are being taken. He said that the water flow from behind was very high and more water has reached Sarsa than expected, causing the water level of Ghaggar River to rise continuously. In the past 24 hours, 44,000 cusecs of water continuously flows into the Ghaggar River.

Before Sarsa district, the water level in Sardulgarh had reached 48,000 cusecs this morning. The deputy commissioner said about 250 hectares of farmland in Musahib village and 450 hectares of farmland in Panihari village have been flooded. Instructions have been given to the public health department and the health department in the villages of Musahib Wala and Panihari for all possible assistance. Both siphons on the Rajasthan Canal have the capacity to pass about 30,000 cusecs of water and all the gates of Otu Head are open and the water is being sent forward. The deputy commissioner said that given the possibility of an emergency, NDRF will be contacted. Once the units are received, they will be deployed to the affected areas. In addition, the cooperation of civil society organizations is also declined as desired. Points have been identified for creating safe houses for rescue in the event of a disaster.

DC, SP villages visited

On Saturday, Deputy Commissioner Partha Gupta, SP Uday Singh Meena visited Musahibwala, Panihari, Farwai Khurd and other villages and spoke to the villagers in these villages and secured all possible assistance from the district administration. Even before that, after receiving the information about the dam burst on Friday evening, the deputy commissioner reviewed the situation on the ground and ordered the government officials to carry out expeditious rescue work. Deputy Commissioner Partha Gupta said that the dykes of Budhabhana village, Mallewala and other neighboring villages are being strengthened.

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