Farmers of Teestapar are in trouble due to the increase in Teesta water

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SB-Sujon

Lalmonirhat Correspondent

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Eati Akter

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Several days of continuous heavy rains and the hill slopes coming down from the upstream have started to increase the water level of Teesta river.  44 (all) sluices of Teesta Barrage have been opened for water control.  Farmers of Tistapar in Lalmonirhat are alarmed due to sudden increase in water.

Water has risen in many homesteads of Char and low lying areas along the banks of the Teesta in the district.  Farmers are fearing crop loss due to water inundation of crops.  Due to the sudden rise in water, they are also in trouble with their cattle and birds.

Farmers in the Teesta pasture area said that the almost dead Teesta, which suddenly dried up a month ago, has blossomed again.  Returns to the previous form.  At that time, various crops including pepper, onion, tobacco, corn, almonds, seeds, paddy were severely damaged due to the inundation of the cropland across the Teesta River.  As he continued to push, the water began to rise again.  Because of this, we the common farmers of Teesta Char area are worried.

Dahgram of Patgram upazila, Saniajan of Hatibandhar, Goddimari, Sindurna, Patikapara, Singimari, Bhotmari of Kaliganj upazila, Kakina, Mahishkhocha of Aditmari upazila, Palashi, Khuniagach of Sadar upazila, Rajpur, Gokunda, Union of Teesta river bank people especially fishermen are busy in fishing.

Mizanur Rahman, executive engineer of Lalmonirhat Water Development Board (PUBO), said that the water flow of the Teesta has increased slightly due to the hill slopes of the upstream.  Efforts are being made to control the water by opening all the sluices (44) to protect the barrage.  Floods occur in June every year.  He also said that the people of Tistapar have been asked to be careful.

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