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Zahura Bewa is crying after losing everything in Teesta

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  • 22 October, 2021 11:59:17

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News Desk: ‘Suddenly, the water of Koira Ban came to our house. They took away the pot, clothes, ducks, chickens and goats. Let's go now. I don't have any polapan ', said Zahura Bewa, an old woman in her seventies, sitting on the bank of the river Teesta. She is the wife of late Sona Mia of Doani village in Ward 2 of Gaddimari union in Hatibandha upazila of Lalmonirhat.

Her husband died 20 years ago. They were childless. "If Babago gives me something, he will give it to me without giving it to any member," she cried. It has been found out that the flat bypass protecting the barrage was broken due to the sudden rise of water in Teesta at 11 am on October 20. Then the lowlands quickly began to flood. About 200 families from the Barrage area took shelter on the local Guideban Road. Right there Families spend sleepless nights without eating. Old Zahura has become helpless as everything has been washed away in the Bewar river.

He sought the cooperation of the rich people of the society. Zahura Bewa said, "I have been eating khichuri chira given by people in other people's houses as my house has collapsed." There is no way to go now. If someone gives me a house, I will stay there. Gaddimari Union Parishad member Abdul Malek said the old woman would be given any help from the government.

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