Water level in the Ganga river has risen due to persistent rainfall, land erosion has raised concerns for farmers in Bijnorij

Newsroom, Amar Ujala, Bijnor

Published by: Dimple Sirohi
Updated July 19, 2021 11:20 AM IST

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There is a risk of flooding in the surrounding villages. Thousands of bighas land from hundreds of farmers have been incorporated into the Ganges. Currently, the Ganga flows only 20 meters from the dam and has started harvesting.

Section of land in the Ganges
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Due to the rains in the hills and plains, the water levels in the rivers that flow in the Ganges and the plains have started to rise, worrying the people who live on the banks of the Ganges in Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh. In the Ravali area, the Ganges has started to cut the dam and is moving towards the population.Previously, the Ganga Ravali was two kilometers from the dam towards the Shukra Valley, but when the trees were felled, the Ganga Ravali population began to grow in the area. Because of this, the waters of the Ganges reach a dozen villages, including Rawali. Because of this, the villagers are very angry. And they have to live in high altitudes.

Only a few days ago, on June 19, the water level of the Ganges reached the danger mark due to rainfall in the mountains, where the forest Gujjars living in the Rawali and Bhaguwala areas were hit by the flood. The police went to Rawali and rescued them all and got them out of the Ganges. The water level of the Malan River also rises during the rainy season.

Due to the rise in water levels, a dozen villages including Rawali, Brahmpuri, Bakarpur Garhi, Khanjahanpur Bahadar, Badkala, Shahzadpur, Bhogpur, Chandpur, Mandawali, Sewarampur and Muzaffarpur Kesho are flooded with water. The administration also built four stud farms on the banks of the dam in view of the flood a few days ago, but the dam’s erosion continues.

There is a risk of flooding in the surrounding villages. Thousands of bighas land from hundreds of farmers have been incorporated into the Ganges. Currently, the Ganga flows only 20 meters from the dam and has started harvesting.

The water levels in most of the region’s rivers rose in Najibabad

The water levels of Malan, Kotawali, Lakdahan and regional rivers have risen in the Najibabad region. Due to the rise in the water level of the Ganges in Nangal Soti, agricultural land is being cleared in Gauspur. People have gotten into trouble because of the increase in Ganga versus the population. At the same time, there is the possibility of increasing erosion through incessant rainfall.Farmers are happy in Dhampur, but people are upset about waterlogging
The farmers are happy about the rain since the night. Farmers say this rain turns out to be a boon for rainy plants. On the other hand, people are worried about waterlogging all over the city.

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Due to the rains in the hills and plains, the water levels in the rivers that flow in the Ganges and the plains have started to rise, worrying the people who live on the banks of the Ganges in Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh. In the Ravali area, the Ganges has started to cut the dam and is moving towards the population.

Previously, the Ganga Ravali was two kilometers from the dam towards the Shukra Valley, but when the trees were felled, the Ganga Ravali population began to grow in the area. Because of this, the waters of the Ganges reach a dozen villages, including Rawali. Because of this, the villagers are very angry. And they have to live in high altitudes.

Just a few days ago, on June 19, the water level of the Ganges reached the danger mark due to rainfall on the hills, in which the forest Gujjars living in the areas of Ravali and Bhaguwala were hit by the flood. The police administration went to Rawali and rescued them all and dragged them out of the Ganges. The water level of the Malan River also rises during the rainy season.

Due to the rise in water levels, a dozen villages including Rawali, Brahmpuri, Bakarpur Garhi, Khanjahanpur Bahadar, Badkala, Shahzadpur, Bhogpur, Chandpur, Mandawali, Sewarampur and Muzaffarpur Kesho are flooded with water. The administration also built four stud farms on the banks of the dam in view of the flood a few days ago, but the dam’s erosion continues.

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( News Source – Amar Ujala )

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