KOLKATA/BHUBANESHWAR: At least 23 people were killed and more than a lakh were hit as a cyclone spawned by a deep depression in the Bay of Bengal pounded large parts of West Bengal and coastal Orissa leaving a trail of devastation and crippling normal life in the two states. West Bengal: Visiting the Sundarbans in the Aftermath of Aila. BJP state chief Dilip Ghosh requested the Union government to transfer the relief money directly to bank accounts of the affected people, casting aspersion that otherwise the amount would be siphoned off. the Sunderbans were different from those of Aila. “If cyclone Aila showed us a decade ago that Sundarbans had nearly 4.5 million people living alongside the wildlife, Amphan has underlined the solution to counter such disasters. The areas and districts affected by the cyclone in West Bengal include East MIDNAPORE, Howrah, Hooghly, BURDWAN South 24 PARGANAS and Kolkata . Nearly 20 days after Cyclone Amphan made a landfall in south West Bengal, a remote village in Sundarbans, Uttar Chandanpiri, remained a tell-tale of the cyclone’s fury.While mud houses were flattened out, brick houses and embankments made after 2009 Cyclone Aila stood the ground. Complaints about political bias in post-disaster relief distribution has been ringing in rural Bengal since Left Front’s domination in state — and the narrative has not changed with the change of political guards. But if it’s stronger, it is more likely to go north or northeast, directed by deeper winds, McNoldy said. Raj Basu said that Sambhuda would be our host in the Sundarbans West Bengal, and his assured manner spoke volumes about the Help Tourism establishment in Bali Island. “Though providing meandering space to rivers, at least till the point the high tide spreads, is the best solution to counter such disasters. “Aila embankments were mostly constructed when Rajib Banerjee was the irrigation minister. The death toll from Cyclone Aila in eastern India and Bangladesh rose to at least 168 today, officials said, while heavy rains after the storm caused deadly mudslides and slowed rescue efforts. By Dr. Swati Dasgupta. After Cylone Aila struck the state in 2009, Rs 5,000 crore was sanctioned to strengthen and rebuild close to 1,000 km of 3,500 km embankment in Sundarbans on the recommendations of an expert committee set up by the then Prime Minister Manmohon Singh. A vehicle is crushed under an uprooted tree in Kolkata. This will mean a lot for our ability to bring you news, perspectives and analysis from the ground so that we can make change together. The Opposition alleged that the Trinamool Congress ran the state government only help their supporters. 2009 Aila: Aila was the second named tropical cyclone of the 2009 North Indian Ocean cyclone season. In Photos: The Many Faces of Resistance as Farmers Continue Their Protest Against Farm Laws, In Pics: Sachet Tandon-Parampara Thakur Tie the Knot in a Regal Celebration, Picture Perfect Moments from Hina Khan's Beach Vacation in Maldvies, Dear Diego: Maradona Fans Get Tattoos to Celebrate 'Eternal Love' for Their 'El Dios', India | IBNLive.com | February 26, 2015, 6:05 pm, Own Goal Gifts Real Madrid Vital Win At Sevilla, Kerala Fishermen Release Endangered Whale Shark Back into Sea; Wildlife Organisation Announces Cash Reward, Bezuidenhout Goes 5 Shots Clear At South African Open, Parupalli Kashyap, HS Prannoy Along with Two More Test Covid-19 Positive, Gurugram Hospital Booked for Forcefully Discharging Suspected Covid-19 Patient, India Has Extraordinary History of Bringing Out Successful Vaccines, Says Principal Scientific Adviser, FIR Lodged Against Tejashwi Yadav, Others for Demonstrating Against Farm Laws in Patna's Prohibited Area, Stop Commenting on Our Leadership if You Want Stable Govt: Maharashtra Cong's Warning to Allies, Lost Goodwill by Allying With Cong, Says HDK, Accuses Siddaramaiah of Conspiracy, 11 Infants Die in MP's Shahdol Hosp in 7 Days But Health Min Says No Negligence, Calls for Infra Boost, MP's 'Freedom of Religion' Law to Provide for Upto 10 Years in Jail for Offence, Diljit Asks Farmers To Be Patient, Hold Peaceful Protests; Requests Govt To Accept Their Demands, Mank Movie Review: A Depressed Hollywood That Created a Masterpiece Called Citizen Kane, Bigg Boss 14: Nikki Tamboli Under Fire for Calling Rahul Vaidya 'Tharki'.
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