Shillong: Areas in South Garo Hills are severely affected by the flood, especially along the Indo-Bangladesh Border. There have been multiple landslides and areas including Maheskola and Siju remain without any road link.
Six bridges, including wooden and suspension bridges, have been washed away with electricity and the network was heavily disrupted. The leader of Opposition from Meghalaya TMC, Dr Mukul Sangma visited the Rongara Siju village with relief to provide support to the locals. Dr Sangma visited the households ravaged by the flood and assured continuous support.
According to the TMC, his visit marks Meghalaya TMC’s unfaltering support towards the flood victims and denotes TMC’s pledge to work for the people given rain or shine.