Erosion of Longboijan River has taken a frightful turn in Tingkhong area leading to a vulnerable situation in Pithaguri panchayat.
According to reports, people living near riverbank are facing heavy erosion threat. Erosion in the area has reached such an extent that Longboijan ME School is on the verge of being washed away by the river.
Though the locals as well as the management of the ME School have requested the concerned authorities to take adequate measures, the officials have not responded yet.
Locals demanded some permanent erosion prevention measures by the Water Resource Department to save the school as well as hundreds of bighas of agricultural land in the area.