More than 20,000 people displaced by the Ganga came down to the streets today, demanding relief and rehabilitation for more than 1.5 lakh victims who have lost their home and hearth to the river in the past two decades.

The people flocked here under the banner of the Panchanandapur Ganga Bhangan Pratirodh Action Committee and surrounded the collectorate around 11am, staying there till 3pm.