Flood hits normal life in Ayodhya

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Ayodhya, Aug 24 (ANI): The rising water of the Saryu River in Ayodhya has flooded hundreds of villages, throwing normal life out of gear.

The Saryu River is flowing above the danger mark, leading to exodus of many people from the region.

The water level of the river has almost reached to six centimetres above the danger mark.eople are using boats to go from place to place as the water level has risen to the knee levels.

The floodwater has entered temples in the region of Ram Janmabhomi.

Although devotees keep coming to the temple at the Gopratar Ghat, residents are anxious about the constantly rising level of river water for almost two weeks.

"Due to the rapid flow of river water, water has started entering the temple area. The 10-12-metre staircase in front of the temple is almost under the water. People are panicking," said Avdesh Sharma, a resident.

Thousands of villagers are forced to live like refugees in the wake of monsoon floods, in several districts across Uttar Pradesh. (ANI)

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