Punjab residents rely on NDRF as state administration's help delayed
Residents are living in fear in Phulad village near Sangrur in Punjab as the administration has failed to safeguard the locals from the rising water of Ghaggar river. Since Friday, the overflowing water from the river has entered the villages and destroyed acres of farmland.
The highways also have been affected and are shut down blocking the vehicular movement. With roadways throwing life out of gear, schools and colleges to remain shut till further notice.
The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team along villagers are taking efforts to plug the flow of the water, but to no avail. Residents are irked that the administration has come to their rescue after the water had breached the danger mark and destroyed their agricultural produce.