The image of Assam says there will be the largest environmental displacement in the world.

The Netherlands is a small country located in northwestern Europe. Geographically, a large part is below sea level, so it is naturally doomed to face the threat of flooding. The sea and the Netherlands have been fighting for land for a long time. But in recent years, the Netherlands has introduced to the world the concept of “River Room”, under which the path of a river or flood water is identified and given a path. towards the sea. Now the leaders of the countries affected by the floods around the world continue to visit the Netherlands to understand the concept “The river room”. Some prime ministers and ministers of Indian states have also gone there and tried to understand it.

Now look at an interesting development from Silchar to Assam: in Silchar there is an area called Mahis Bill, which means a lake or a crater-like area. In this low-lying area, there was an outbreak of the Barak River. So the government built an absurd embankment so that river water would not enter the city. Things looked good, but because of this embankment, not even rainwater found a way to reach the river. As a result, the floods began to get worse. For years, the people of the neighborhood were demanding a solution for this embankment, which became a wall between the river and the rain.

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People broke the embankment when the water filled up

When the first floods of this year occurred in May, the city was flooded and people got tired and broke the Betukhandi embankment so that the water would flow into the river, which also provided immediate relief. But when there was heavy rain and flooding for the second time in the same month, the picture changed and the Barak River wreaked havoc with this broken embankment. This incident gave the chief minister of Assam the opportunity to hold people accountable for this flood.

The image of the “second time” of floods in a month’s time must be understood a little. The word “second time” is actually the first and most troubling sign of India’s environmental challenge and has certainly not yet reached the G-7 agenda. The idea of ​​“giving way to the river” is not at all in our minds.

According to geology, the Himalayas is a new mountain and Assam with a U-shaped valley is also a new part of the Himalayas. Nine means the part with dirt, silt, soil and acute soil erosion. Due to this U-shape, the slopes of Tibet, Bhutan, Arunachal and Sikkim are completely towards Assam, which means that hundreds of small and large streams of water move towards Assam to meet the Brahmaputra. This means more sedimentation and more soil erosion. In most areas of Assam, the soil is very thin, which has the effect of erosion. Arriving here, the steep slope decreases, so much so that the slope goes from 2.82 m / km to 0.1 m / km and the water finds new channels by itself and takes the form of a large river. Many of these currents combine to scare.

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