Cachar, July 14: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday rode a bike during a visit to the flood-hit Tamulpur. Over 2,50,300 people have been hit by the floods in five districts of Assam – Cachar, Chirang, Morigaon, Nagaon, and Tamulpur.
Sarma shared a video of his ride on Twitter. “Took a motor-bike ride to Bagaribari embankment breach site during my visit to Tamulpur,” he said.
Took a motor-bike ride to Bagaribari embankment breach site during my visit to Tamulpur. pic.twitter.com/uE4z8TgqV0
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) July 14, 2022
In the video, the Assam CM is seen riding a bike and has a pink helmet on. Other officials and security personnel also rode along with Sarma as he navigates through the narrow roads.
The Assam government has set up 76 relief camps in four districts where 17,014 people, including 3,139 children, have taken shelter.
Massive erosion has been reported in Bongaigaon, Dhubri, Kamrup, Lakhimpur, Majuli, Morigaon, South Salmara, and Tinsukia districts.
Embankments, roads, bridges, and other infrastructure have been damaged by floodwaters in several districts.