Flood victims paste ‘Missing’ posters of Bhagalpur MP


People of Bihar’s Bhagalpur district on Friday glued posters of their MP and labeled it as “Missing”.

The flood-hit mob also announced a prize of 500 rupees in cash to those who would be able to find him.
A district police officer told that the whole Bhagalpur town is filled with the posters of Rashtriya Janta Dal (RJD) MP Sailesh Kumar with the description “Missing”.

The posters narrate the struggle of the victims hit by the flood to survive for last three weeks but their MP did not even visit them to see about their condition.

“We have voted and elected him as MP but he has gone missing at the time of crisis like floods,” the flood victims said.

Earlier in August, the flood victims in Khagaria district also glued posters of their MP in the town and labeled it as “Missing” and promised the prize of 500 gm of Sattu (Roasted gram powder) and 2 kg of Chura (Beaten rice) for the person who would find his address.

According to sources, people are unhappy with their local MPs and MLAs as they have not visited their constituencies and did not sent any help. At least 40 people have been killed and nearly 38 lakh are affected by the Bihar floods with many areas, especially the riverine belt of 12 districts, submerged.

40 people have died and close to 38 lakh people are affected by the floods in Bihar. More than 3.5 lakh flood victims are still in the camps located by the government.

Wefornews Bureau

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