By Taniya Dutta
Disturbing visuals emerged from a government-run school in India shows students taking their examination in the open air classrooms inundated with flood water.
Torrential rains have wreaked havoc in the northeastern, mountainous states of Assam and Manipur leaving nearly 100,000 people displaced.
The visuals show young girls taking their exams as they are placed on precariously set up desks in the courtyard submerged with mucky flood waters.
“We are forced to study in flooded school. It remained closed for two weeks but if we stay at homes, our studies would be affected,” said one student.
A total of 498 villages were under water and almost 8,000 hectares of crop area were damaged.
About six relief camps including 76 relief distribution were provided by the State officials to provide food for flood affected people around the state, 4,320 people are rescued so far.