Indian Army Prevents Heavy Floods in Punjab
The embankments of river Sutlej near Village Khairapet,Ludhiana had been washed away due to heavy flow of water of the river. The Deputy Commissioner Ludhiana requisitioned the Army for help to plug the breach in river Sutlej.
Flood relief columns ex Vajra Corps (Western Command) reached the site and immediately started building a reinforcement wall.
The swift and bold action of Army prevented the floods which could have claimed several lives and destroyed property in that area.
The reinforcement walls created barrier preventing the incoming water off the Sutlej to flood a part of Ludhiana, Punjab.