ASSAM FLOODS-A PICTORIAL ESSAY

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After days of incessant rains, a part of dyke almost broken

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Villages were completed submerged. The scene in one of the villages

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People are usually prepared, as floods have become an annual affair. However preparing a boat takes good amount of money which generally cannot be afforded by a poor household. Only a few in the villages have boats

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One of the cartoons, published in Assamese media. Was an attempt to draw the attention of the National media which was obsessed with the #Indrani Mukherjea case rather than the Floods

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While the local authorities in Dibrugarh city reacted by lathi charging who were out to oppose the artificial flood and water logging in the city.

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