Boat and ferry services have been suspended in Kamrup (M) district due to the increasing water level of Brahmaputra river

Guwahati: In view of the increasing water level of Brahmaputra river, the Kamrup (Metro) district administration of Assam has suspended plying of all kinds of boats/ferry services till June 24 evening subject to the recession of the water level in order to avoid untoward incident.

“It’s been observed water level of Brahmaputra river in Kamrup (Metro) district is rising and forecasted to be risen over danger level within 2-3 days, plying of ferry services in such situation may cause untoward incidents which may lead to the threat to the lives and properties of the public in general,” the Kamrup (M) district administration in an order said.

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The order, which has already been imposed w.e.f., Sunday evening, also stated that the water of Brahmaputra in Kamrup Metropolitan district is rising and may cross the danger level within two to three days.

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“Plying of ferries in such a situation may cause untoward incidents, which may lead to threat to the lives and properties of the public,” the order added.

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