Malappuram:Minister for culture and welfare of SC/ST A K Balan on Saturday ensured that all people who were affected by the recent flood and landslide in Nilambur will be rehabilitated. He added that government owned land will be utilised for this.
Government is in possession of 500 acres of land under the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006. Others will be shifted to government land near Munderi, he said.
There are around 242 families here out of which more than 68 were affected by the flood havoc. However, as the other families are also in danger, everyone would be rehabilitated, minister added.