International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Ecology | India | Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022

Shifting of River - Course, Environmental Problems, People's Displacement and Infrastructure: A Case Study

Diganta Kumar Phukan [4] | Borasha Borgohain

Abstract: Rivers are considered as the lifelines of a society. But shifting of river - course occurs at many regions of the world threatens thousands of people. It is a natural tendency of many rivers that brings several problems. In such problems homelessness of thousands of people is the main. But, the fact is that homelessness situation leads hundreds of people towards displacement and thereafter the different to different problems may come. In this particular study an attempt has been made to present the level of infrastructural facilities of some displaced sites of Dakshin Narayanpur region of Lakhimpur District, Assam in which the people were displaced due to course shifting of the Luit River and found that the level of most of the elements are very poor.

Keywords: River course Shifting, Environmental problems, flood, displacement

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022,

Pages: 1225 - 1229

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