Dist Admin Suspends Boat/Ferry Services on Brahmaputra
GUWAHATI: The Deputy Commissioner of Kamrup Metro, vide a notice dated 21 June 2020, informed about the rising water level of Brahmaputra.
In view of the same, the DC has directed that all kinds of boats/ferry services in the Kamrup Metropolitan District will remain suspended with immediate effect, till evening of 24 June 2020. Re-commencement of such services is subject to recession of the water level.
The notice further stated that the river is forecast to rise above the danger mark within the next 2 to 3 days. The directive has been given in view of public safety and security and in order to avoid any untoward incident.