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Examining Siliguri’s Water Crisis: Mayor Gautam Deb Surveys Fulbari Mahananda Barrage

Mayor inspects Fulbari Mahananda Barrage amid water crisis concerns; residents urge swift resolution for uninterrupted supply.

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Siliguri, May 11 (Siliguri Journal) – Over the weekend, Mayor Gautam Deb from Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) went to check out the repairs and cleaning happening at Mahananda Barrage in Fulbari. Deputy Mayor Ranjan Sarkar, along with municipal members and other officials, joined him for the inspection.

Reports indicate that purification efforts are underway at the Teesta River, with silt removal operations taking place at Fulbari Drainage Center. It’s expected that this work will wrap up in 15 days. As a result, Siliguri is currently not receiving water from the Teesta River. Instead, the city corporation is tapping into the Mahananda River as the water source and distributing it across different wards of the city.

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During his visit on Saturday, Mayor Gautam Deb thoroughly assessed the situation at the Mahananda Barrage area in Fulbari. However, residents are worried about the potential water crisis resulting from the ongoing repair work. They’re hopeful that the municipal corporation will address all concerns according to established policies and restore uninterrupted water supply soon.

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Sk Sahiluddin
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