ITANAGAR, Sept 14 – Surface communication to several districts in Arunachal Pradesh were disrupted following breach of a major portion of the NH-52 at Samarjan in Dhemaji district of Assam by the gushing flood water of Gai river, official sources said here today.
Several vehicles on way to the three Siang districts – East, West and Upper Siang remained stranded on both sides of the breached portion of the road since last evening, the sources said.
However, transhipment of men and materials were made by country boats, they disclosed.
NH-52 is the lifeline of middle Assam, East, West and Upper Siang districts, Upper Subansiri, Lohit, Anjaw, Dibang Valley and Lower Dibang Valley districts of Arunachal Pradesh. Vehicles to Daporijo in Upper Subansiri district have been diverted via Kimin-Ziro road through Pohumora in Lakhimpur district, sources informed. – PTI