Rivers eat up land - 30 families lose homes in Malda
The bank of the Ganga in Manikchak where the river is gobbling up the land. Malda : Over 30 families in six villages of Manikchak lost their homes today as the Ganga and the Phulhar touched the danger level, prompting the Malda district authorities to raise the yellow alert. The two rivers meet in Manikchak, around 40km from Malda. Erosion has also begun in the Bhutni island, located between the rivers.