DHEKIAJULI, May 30 – Joshep Toppo, MP of Tezpur Lok Sabha constituency, distributed three country boats on Thursday to the concerning parties for the collective benefit of students and the general public to cross the Belsiri river during the rainy season.
In the function held at Dhekiajuli PHD inspection Bungalow he distributed the three boats to Maduribil, Khagarijan-Rangapara and Arabar committee. He will later distribute another five boats for Likhakgaon-Bihaguri, Dhupguri-Pasnoi, Burah Sapori and Lohitmukh.
In Lohitmukh a twin-engine boat will be provided which will help Sapori-going people. He said that from his MP fund for the current year at a cost of Rs 2.14 lakh another 5 boats will be distributed soon. He said that during his period as MP he will try his level best to serve the people of his constituency.
Regarding the controversial dam on the river Brahmaputra he said that he raised the issue in the current session of parliament. Senior journalist RC Bora and Nirmal Das, president of Dhekiajuli Press Club requested MP Toppo to look after the matter seriously and to be vocal in Parliament for the interest of the North East.